Plesiops gracilis Mooi & Randall 1991,

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: 130

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Plesiops gracilis Mooi & Randall 1991


Plesiops gracilis Mooi & Randall 1991  —Slender longfin

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM 11440 (1 specimen, 12.3 mm SL, St. KS 21, between Big Nusa   GoogleMaps and Little Nusa islands, Kavieng District, 02°34.561’S 150°46.348’E, 4 m depth, 7 June 2014).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Philippines east to Palau and Yap, south to New Guinea; Rowley Shoals (Western Australia). Secretive in crevices in coral reefs, 0–16 m depth. Marine.