Cryptocentrus leptocephalus Bleeker 1876,

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 leptocephalus Bleeker 1876


Cryptocentrus leptocephalus Bleeker 1876  —Pink-spotted shrimpgoby

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen observed at Nemto Island, New Hanover , 1–12 m depth, St. T 24, on 7 Nov. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Philippines and Tonga, north to Yaeyama Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found on sheltered sand and mud bottoms, often near mangroves, associated with alpheid shrimps, 1–10 m depth. Marine.