Eleotris acanthopoma Bleeker 1853,

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: 268

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Eleotris acanthopoma Bleeker 1853


Eleotris acanthopoma Bleeker 1853  —Spinecheek gudgeon

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on WAM material (WAM P.28185-019, 1 specimen, Kavieng District ). Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Western Sumatra (Indonesia) east to French  Polynesia, north to southern Japan, south to Australia to New Caledonia. Found in lower reaches of freshwater streams including estuaries, usually on mud bottom, 0–5 m depth. Freshwater, transitional water and marine.