Synanceia alula Eschmeyer & Rama-Rao 1973,

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: 104

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Synanceia alula Eschmeyer & Rama-Rao 1973


Synanceia alula Eschmeyer & Rama-Rao 1973  —Midget stonefish ( Fig. 45View FIGURE 45)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District , 4 m depth, by Dean Tully on 18 Sept. 2012.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Nicobar Islands, Papua New Guinea (New Britain) and Solomon Islands. Secretive in sheltered coastal reefs and estuaries, 1–20 m depth. Marine.