Ostichthys kinchi Fricke 2017,

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: 84

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Ostichthys kinchi Fricke 2017


* Ostichthys kinchi Fricke 2017  —Kinch's deepwater soldierfish

Status at New Ireland. Recorded from Kavieng, New Ireland in original description by Fricke (2017a: 64); previously misidentified from Kavieng, New Ireland by Kailola (1987a: 176) as O. japonicus  (non Cuvier in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1829). NTUM 11370 (holotype, Kavieng District).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—Apparently endemic to New Ireland. 181–190 m depth. Marine.