Oxycirrhites typus Bleeker 1857,

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: 202

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Oxycirrhites typus Bleeker 1857


Oxycirrhites typus Bleeker 1857  —Longnose hawkfish ( Fig. 98View FIGURE 98)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 15 May 2011; a video of a specimen taken off Nubilus Island , off southeastern New Hanover , at 3–32 m depth, St. KR 88, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, Seychelles and western Mascarenes east to Panama, north to southern Japan, south to Western Australia and New Caledonia. Found on steep outer coral reef slopes exposed to strong currents where it lives on large gorgonians and black corals, 10–100 m depth. Marine.