Petroscirtes mitratus Rüppell 1830,

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: 260

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Petroscirtes mitratus Rüppell 1830


Petroscirtes mitratus Rüppell 1830  —Highfin fangblenny

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 19 Feb. 2010; a video of a specimen taken at Kawauiliaka Island , off northeastern New Hanover , at 3–12 m depth, St. KR 132, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Marshall Islands and Samoa, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia. Found in seagrass habitats, 1–5 m depth. Marine.