Blenniella chrysospilos (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: 255

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Blenniella chrysospilos (Bleeker 1857)


Blenniella chrysospilos (Bleeker 1857)  —Red-spotted blenniella

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen observed at Steffen Strait, Kavieng District , 1–25 m depth, St. T 13, on 2 Nov. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: East Africa, Seychelles, Comores and Mascarenes east to Society Islands, north to southern Japan and Ryukyu Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia), New Caledonia, and Tonga. Found on shallow reef crests and exposed fringing reefs, 0–3 m depth. Marine.