Cryptocentrus sericus Herre 1932,

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 sericus Herre 1932


Cryptocentrus sericus Herre 1932  —Ventral-barred shrimpgoby

Status at New Ireland. New record based on a video of a specimen taken at Anelaua Island, off eastern New Hanover, 4–12 m depth, St. KR 130, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); another video taken in Albatross Passage, southwestern Kavieng District , 3–13 m depth, St. KD 83, in 2014.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Andaman Sea and Indonesia east to Palau and Papua New Guinea, north to Yaeyama Islands. Found on sand-silt bottoms near the shore, in burrows with alpheid shrimps, 1–10 m depth. Marine.