Histiopterus typus Temminck & Schlegel 1844,

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: 199

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Histiopterus typus Temminck & Schlegel 1844


Histiopterus typus Temminck & Schlegel 1844  —Sailfin armourhead

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland by Springer (1982: 70, 71), based on Günther (1877b: 132).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 0.—General distribution: Red Sea, East and South Africa, Comores and Réunion (western Mascarenes) east to Philippines, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. Found on deep reefs, 40–421 m depth. Marine.