Benthosema pterotum (Alcock 1890),

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 68

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Benthosema pterotum (Alcock 1890)


Benthosema pterotum (Alcock 1890)  — Skinnycheek lampfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM material (1 specimen, St. CP 4437-7, northeast of New Hanover; 1 specimen, St. CP 4447-3, north of New Hanover ).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: Red Sea, Indo-West Pacific: East Africa east to Philippines and New Guinea, north to Korea and southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Benthopelagic, 10–300 m depth. Marine.