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Ostorhinchus nanus (Allen, Kuiter & Randall 1994)


Ostorhinchus nanus (Allen, Kuiter & Randall 1994)  —Tiny cardinalfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District, 3 m depth, by Dean Tully on 2 Sept. 2012; a video of a specimen taken at Anelaua Island , off eastern New Hanover , at 3–16 m depth, St. KR 98, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Solomon Islands, north to Sabah ( Malaysia) and Philippines. Forming aggregations above sheltered coral reefs, 3–20 m depth. Marine.