Solenostomus cyanopterus Bleeker 1854,

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: 89

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Solenostomus cyanopterus Bleeker 1854


Solenostomus cyanopterus Bleeker 1854  —Longtail ghost pipefish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District , 18 m depth, by Dean Tully on 17 Sept. 2012.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: New Ireland: 3—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Mariana Islands and Fiji, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Associated with coral reefs, 4–20 m depth. Marine.