Ostorhinchus neotes (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: 136

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Ostorhinchus neotes (Allen, Kuiter & Randall 1994)


Ostorhinchus neotes (Allen, Kuiter & Randall 1994)  —Larval cardinalfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken near Nusa Island, Kavieng District at 5–23 m depth, St. KR 8, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); another taken at Tungelo Island , off southeastern New Hanover , at 3–46 m depth, St. KR 104, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea to the Philippines, Palau and east to Solomon Islands. Found in aggregations among soft corals and sea fans, 15–24 m depth. Marine.