Diceratias trilobus Balushkin & Fedorov 1986,

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: 74

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Diceratias trilobus Balushkin & Fedorov 1986


Diceratias trilobus Balushkin & Fedorov 1986  — Two-rod anglerfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from north of Feni Island, Tannga Group, Namatanai District, New Ireland by Pietsch et al. (2006: S98); previously misidentified as Diceratias bispinosus  (non Günther, 1887) by Paxton & Lavenberg (1973: 47); based on AMS I.15602-001.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 5.—General distribution: widespread in southeastern Indian Ocean and western Pacific Ocean. Bathypelagic, 503–1216 m depth. Marine.