Cryptocentrus strigilliceps,

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: 279

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Cryptocentrus strigilliceps


Cryptocentrus strigilliceps  ( Jordan & Seale 1906)—Target shrimpgoby

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District by Dean Tully; a video of a specimen taken at Anelaua Island, off eastern New Hanover, at 3–16 m depth, St. KR98, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: East Africa and Oman east to Marshall Islands and Samoa, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found on sand bottoms near patch reefs and shallow shorelines, associated with alpheid shrimps, 1–15 m depth. Marine.