Amblygobius sphynx (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837 ),

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: 273

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Amblygobius sphynx (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837 )


Amblygobius sphynx (Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837)  —Sphynx goby ( Fig. 132View FIGURE 132)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 8 Jan. 2010.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Palau and New Guinea, north to Yaeyama Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Found on sheltered sand bottoms including seagrass habitats, 0–20 m depth. Transitional water and marine.