Ecsenius bicolor (Day 1888),

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: 256

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Ecsenius bicolor (Day 1888)


Ecsenius bicolor (Day 1888)  —Bicolour coral blenny

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken near Nusa Island, Kavieng District at 5–23 m depth, St. KR 8, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); a video of a specimen taken at Anealaua Island , off eastern New Hanover , at 9–14 m depth, St. KR 126, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Maldives east to Phoenix Islands and Samoa, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Australia and New Caledonia. Found on coastal and seaward reefs, 1–25 m depth. Marine.