Alticus saliens (Forster 1788),

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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Alticus saliens (Forster 1788)


Alticus saliens (Forster 1788)  —Leaping rockskipper

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from New Ireland as Salarias alticus  by Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes (1836: 337–339), based on MNHN material; reported as as Salarias tridactylus  by Günther (1877a: 200).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 0.—General distribution: Sri Lanka east to Vanuatu, north to southern Japan. Found on rocky shorelines, including the intertidal zone, 1–2 m depth. Marine.