Pseudamia amblyuroptera (Bleeker 1856),

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: 138

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Pseudamia amblyuroptera (Bleeker 1856)


Pseudamia amblyuroptera (Bleeker 1856)  —Pearljaw cardinalfish

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Kavieng, New Ireland by Kailola (1975: 112); reported from New Hanover by Kailola (1987b: 261). KFRS material.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Palau, Yap ( Micronesia) and Solomon Islands, north to Philippines. Solitary, nocturnal, found in mangrove habitats including estuaries, and in coastal reefs, 0–30 m depth. Transitional water and marine.