Trachyrhamphus bicoarctatus (Bleeker 1857),

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Trachyrhamphus bicoarctatus (Bleeker 1857)


Trachyrhamphus bicoarctatus (Bleeker 1857)  —Short-tailed pipefish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based specimens photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 16 Dec. 2007.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Mariana Islands, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found on sand, rubble and mud bottoms and in seagrass beds, 2–25 m depth. Marine.