Synchiropus splendidus (Herre 1927),

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: 266

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Synchiropus splendidus (Herre 1927)


Synchiropus splendidus (Herre 1927)  —Mandarinfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimen photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 3 May 2009.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Central Indonesia east to Palau, Micronesia and Solomon Islands, north to Rykyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found in sheltered coral reef habitats, 0–18 m depth. Marine.