Strongylura leiura (Bleeker 1850),

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: 80

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Strongylura leiura (Bleeker 1850)


Strongylura leiura (Bleeker 1850)  —Banded needlefish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Matanalaua River, New Hanover, by Munro (1958: 133); record confirmed by Parin (1967: 35).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: East Africa, Seychelles, Comores and western Mascarenes east to Hawaiian Islands, Easter Island and Sala-y-Gomez Ridge, north to central Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to Kimberleys (Western Australia), Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia, Kermadec Islands and Rapa, 0–3 m depth. Transitional water and marine.