Amblyeleotris diagonalis Polunin & Lubbock 1979,

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 diagonalis Polunin & Lubbock 1979


Amblyeleotris diagonalis Polunin & Lubbock 1979  —Slantbar shrimpgoby

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. KR8, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Philippines and New Guinea and Solomon Islands, north to southern Japan, south to Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Found on sand bottom of coastal and seaward reefs, associated with an alpheid shrimp, 6–30 m depth. Marine.