Solenostomus paradoxus (Pallas 1770),

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: 91

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Solenostomus paradoxus (Pallas 1770)


Solenostomus paradoxus (Pallas 1770)  —Ornate ghost pipefish ( Fig. 34View FIGURE 34)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 8 Jan. 2010.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Marshall Islands and Fiji, north to southern Japan, south to New South Wales ( Australia). Found in coral reefs, 4–35 m depth. Marine.