Ostorhinchus hoevenii (Bleeker 1854),

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: 135

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Ostorhinchus hoevenii (Bleeker 1854)


Ostorhinchus hoevenii (Bleeker 1854)  —Frostfin cardinalfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken at Kawauiliaka Island, off northeastern New Hanover, at 3–12 m depth, St. KR132, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Solomon Islands, north to Taiwan, south to Great Barrier Reef ( Australia). Found on sheltered coral reef slopes, 1–30 m depth. Marine.