Amblyeleotris guttata (Fowler 1938),

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: 269

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Amblyeleotris guttata (Fowler 1938)


Amblyeleotris guttata (Fowler 1938)  —Spotted shrimpgoby ( Fig. 130View FIGURE 130)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 23 July 2006 and 22 June 2008; a video of a specimen taken at Nubilus Island , off eastern New Hanover , 3–25 m depth, St. KR 90, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Marshall Islands and Samoa, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found on sand patches adjacent to coastal and seaward coral reefs, associated with an alpheid shrimp, 4–40 m depth. Marine.