Amblyeleotris steinitzi (Klausewitz 1974),

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: 271

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Amblyeleotris steinitzi (Klausewitz 1974)


Amblyeleotris steinitzi (Klausewitz 1974)  —Steinitz' shrimpgoby

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken at Nusakelo Island, off eastern New Hanover, at 5–12 m depth, St. KR 114, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); a specimen observed at Nusa Channel , Kavieng District , 1–19 m depth, St. T 2, on 30 Oct. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Red Sea, East Africa, Seychelles and Réunion (western Mascarenes) east to Marshall Islands and Samoa, north to Yaeyama Islands, south to Chesterfield Islands, Grande Terre Group and Loyalty Islands ( New Caledonia). Found on sand bottoms of coastal and seaward reefs, associated with an alpheid shrimp, 6–35 m depth. Marine.