Pentapodus emeryii (Richardson 1843),

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: 166

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Pentapodus emeryii (Richardson 1843)


Pentapodus emeryii (Richardson 1843)  —Double whiptail

Status at New Ireland. New record from New Guinea, based on specimens observed at Kavieng fish market by Barry C. Russell on 21 June 2014; a video of a specimen taken off southeastern New Hanover at 3–16 m depth, St. KR 98, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Brunei and eastern Malaysia east to Philippines, south to northern Western Australia. Found in silty coastal reefs, 2–35 m depth. Marine.