Butis amboinensis (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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Butis amboinensis (Bleeker 1853)


Butis amboinensis (Bleeker 1853)  —Olive flathead gudgeon

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on WAM material (WAM P.28185-007, 1 specimen, Kavieng District ).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.— General distribution: India east to Philippines and New Guinea , north to southern Japan , south to northern Australia. Found in lower reaches of rivers and streams including estuaries, 0–5 m depth. Freshwater, transitional water and marine  .