Cymbacephalus nematophthalmus (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: 107-108

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Cymbacephalus nematophthalmus (Günther 1860)


Cymbacephalus nematophthalmus (Günther 1860)  —Fringe-eyed flathead

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at St. KVG24 (off northwestern Bauddisson Island) by Serge Andréfouët on 22 Aug. 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Malaysia and Indonesia east to Philippines and New Guinea, south to northern Australia. Benthic on sand or coral rubble in coral reef, 0–5 m depth. Transitional water, marine.