Ostorhinchus jenkinsi (Evermann & Seale 1907),

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 jenkinsi (Evermann & Seale 1907)


Ostorhinchus jenkinsi (Evermann & Seale 1907)  —Spot-nape cardinalfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland by Allen & Erdmann (2012: 395). Specimens photographed at Lissenung Island , Kavieng at 3–8 m depth by Dean Tully on 2 July 2011 and 2 Sept. 2012; a video of a specimen taken at Alexander Passage, off southeastern New Hanover, at 5–14 m depth, St. KR 96, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Southern Indonesia east to Solomon Islands, north to Philippines, south to northern Queensland ( Australia). Found in coastal, lagoon and seaward coral reefs, 3–45 m depth. Marine.