Cryptocentrus leucostictus (Günther 1871),

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: 278

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Cryptocentrus leucostictus (Günther 1871)


Cryptocentrus leucostictus (Günther 1871)  —Saddled shrimpgoby ( Fig. 137View FIGURE 137)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District by Dietmar Amon on 12 Apr. 2013, and at 3 m depth by Dean Tully on 21 June 2013  .

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Andaman Sea and Indonesia east to Palau, Tonga and Samoa, north to Yaeyama Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Found on sand bottoms near lagoon or seaward coral reefs, associated with alpheid shrimps, 0–25 m depth. Marine.