Corythoichthys haematopterus (Bleeker 1851),

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: 93

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Corythoichthys haematopterus (Bleeker 1851)


Corythoichthys haematopterus (Bleeker 1851)  —Reeftop pipefish

Status at New Ireland. First   GoogleMaps recorded from northern New Ireland   GoogleMaps by Dawson (1985: 41). Specimens   GoogleMaps photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 12 June 2009. NTUM 11410 (2 specimens, 02°35.472'S 150°47.211'E, St. KR 30, 6 June 2014).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: East Africa east to Vanuatu, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Found on sand, rubble and seagrass associated with coral reefs, 1–15 m depth. Marine.