Ostorhinchus properuptus (Whitley 1964),

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: 136

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Ostorhinchus properuptus (Whitley 1964)


Ostorhinchus properuptus (Whitley 1964)  —Coral cardinalfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen in a video of a specimen taken in northern Kavieng District, at 6–22 m depth, St. KR155, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Australia and Papua New Guinea east to Fiji; southern Japan. Found on sheltered, silty rocky and coral reefs, 1–14 m depth. Marine.