Scorpaenodes kelloggi (Jenkins 1903),

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: 103

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Scorpaenodes kelloggi (Jenkins 1903)


Scorpaenodes kelloggi (Jenkins 1903)  —Minor scorpionfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM 11459 (1 specimen, 28.1 mm SL, St. KF 1, west of Nago Island, Kavieng District, 3 June 2014), and NTUM 11452 (1 specimen, 56.6 mm SL, St. KM5, Povalal, northeast coast, Kavieng District   GoogleMaps, 02°40.976’S 150°56.961’E, intertidal, 11 June 2014). A specimen photographed at Lissenung Island   GoogleMaps by Dietmar Amon on 24 May 2009.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: East Africa east to Society and Marquesas islands, north to Philippines. Found in coral and rubble habitats, 1–24 m depth. Marine.