Hippocampus bargibanti Whitley 1970,

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: 94

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Hippocampus bargibanti Whitley 1970


Hippocampus bargibanti Whitley 1970  —Bargibanti pygmy seahorse ( Fig. 37View FIGURE 37)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 10 Oct. 2007 and 23 Apr. 2010.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: eastern Indonesia east to Vanuatu, north to Sabah ( Malaysia), south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Associated with sea fans, 15–40 m depth. Marine.