Champsodon machaeratus Nemeth 1994,

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: 247-248

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Champsodon machaeratus Nemeth 1994


Champsodon machaeratus Nemeth 1994  —Scaledchin champsodontid

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM 11211 (2 specimens, St. CP 4456-11-12, northeast of Bauddisson Island), NTUM 11225 (1 specimen, 44.1 mm SL, St. CP 4457-11, northeast of Bangatang Island), and NTUM 11285 (1 specimen, 36.5 mm SL, St. CP 4485-6, northwest of New Hanover ).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: New South Wales and Queensland, Australia. 144–410 m depth. Marine.

Remarks. An additional specimen was collected in Ainto Bay, off southwestern New Britain, West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea, NTUM 12152 (1 specimen, 49.2 mm SL, St. 4335-13, 6°05’S 149°18’E,

240–250 m depth, R/V Alis, 7 May 2014).