Phenacoscorpius megalops Fowler 1938,

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: 101

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Phenacoscorpius megalops Fowler 1938


Phenacoscorpius megalops Fowler 1938  —Noline scorpionfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM 12339 (1 specimen, 26.7 mm SL, St. CP 4255-36, northwest of Kavieng ).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Hawaiian Islands, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Benthic, 48–622 m depth. Marine.