Aeoliscus strigatus (Günther 1861),

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: 98

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Aeoliscus strigatus (Günther 1861)


Aeoliscus strigatus (Günther 1861)  —Hinged shrimpfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from St. Mathias and Kavieng, New Ireland as Centriscus strigatus  by Duncker & Mohr (1925: 6) and Mohr (1937: 25), based on ZMH 11908View Materials, 11909. NTUM 11304 (1 specimen, 72.1 mm SL, St. CP4490-3, off northwest side of New Hanover).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2, 4.—General distribution: Andaman Islands east to Pohnpei ( Micronesia), north to southern Japan, south to Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Usually in schools in coral reefs, sometimes seeking refuge among sea urchin spines, 1–42 m depth. Marine.