Ostorhinchus franssedai Allen, Kuiter & Randall 1994,

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 franssedai Allen, Kuiter & Randall 1994


Ostorhinchus franssedai Allen, Kuiter & Randall 1994  —Seda’s cardinalfish

Status at New Ireland. New record from Papua New Guinea, based on NTUM 11309 (1 spec., 46.3 mm SL, St. CP 4490-9, northwest of New Hanover); a video of a specimen taken east of Albatross Passage , southwestern Kavieng District , at 3–57 m depth, St. KR 186, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Philippines and Palau. Found on steep dropoffs, 13–120 m depth. Marine.