Trichonotus halstead Clark & Pohle 1996,

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 halstead Clark & Pohle 1996


Trichonotus halstead Clark & Pohle 1996  —Halstead's sand-diver

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM 11193 (1 specimen, 67.3 mm SL, St. CP 4455-20, eastnortheast of Bangatang), NTUM 11333 (1 specimen, 75.0 mm SL, St. DW 4493-2, northwest of New Hanover), and NTUM 11378 (1 specimen, 75.0 mm SL, St. DW 4505-4, 3.7 km westnorthwest of Kavieng). Specimens photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 14 June 2007.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Sulawesi ( Indonesia) to Papua New Guinea. Sand and rubble slopes, 12–35 m depth. Marine.