Trichonotus elegans Shimada & Yoshino 1984,

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: 250

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Trichonotus elegans Shimada & Yoshino 1984


Trichonotus elegans Shimada & Yoshino 1984  —Elegant sand-diver

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 27 May 2007, and at 10 m depth by Dean Tully on 19 Sept. 2015  .

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Maldives east to Marshall Islands and Fiji, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to New Guinea. Sand and rubble bottoms, 1–40 m depth. Marine.