Hyporhamphus balinensis (Bleeker 1858),

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: 79

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Hyporhamphus balinensis (Bleeker 1858)


Hyporhamphus balinensis (Bleeker 1858)  —Balinese garfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from off Cape St. George, New Ireland as Hemirhamphus balinensis  by Munro (1958: 135); reported from Kavieng, New Ireland by Parin et al. (1980: 59).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 3.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Caroline and Cook islands, north to Philippines, south to Vanuatu. Found in schools, mainly above coral reefs, 0–6 m depth. Marine.