Microphis retzii (Bleeker 1856),

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: 96

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Microphis retzii (Bleeker 1856)


Microphis retzii (Bleeker 1856)  —Ragged-tail pipefish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Drei Inseln Harbour, New Hanover by Munro (1958: 143–144).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Pohnpei ( Micronesia) and Samoa, south to New Caledonia. Found in estuaries, rivers and streams, 0–5 m depth. Freshwater, transitional water and marine.