Amblygobius decussatus (Bleeker 1855),

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: 272

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Amblygobius decussatus (Bleeker 1855)


Amblygobius decussatus (Bleeker 1855)  —Crosshatch goby

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken on north coast of Manne Island, Kavieng District at 1–11 m depth, St. KR 36, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); another taken of a specimen at Anelaua Island , off eastern New Hanover , at 3–16 m depth, St. KR 98, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Cocos-Keeling Islands east to Philippines and New Guinea, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Australia and New Caledonia. Found on silt, mud or sand in lagoons and sheltered bays, 3–25 m depth. Marine.