Xenaploactis asperrima (Günther 1860),

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: 105

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Xenaploactis asperrima (Günther 1860)


Xenaploactis asperrima (Günther 1860)  —Dwarf velvetfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland and Papua New Guinea by Fricke (2016c: 68), based on NTUM 11319 (1 specimen, 44.6 mm SL, St. CP 4490-23, off northwest side of New Hanover).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: East Indies ( Indonesia?). 120–155 m depth. Marine.