Istigobius goldmanni (Bleeker 1852),

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: 285

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Istigobius goldmanni (Bleeker 1852)


Istigobius goldmanni (Bleeker 1852)  —Goldmann's sandgoby

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM 11477 (1 specimen, 26.5 mm SL, St. KS 27, northeast of Manne Island, Kavieng District, 02°42.694’S 150°41.651’E, 12 m depth, 10 June 2014). Specimens photographed at Lissenung Island   GoogleMaps, Kavieng District   GoogleMaps, at 4 m depth, by Dean Tully on 21 June 2013; a specimen observed at Balang Island, New Hanover , 0–18 m depth, St. T 21, on 6 Nov. 2006  , by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: India east to Palau and Fiji, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found on sand bottoms of inshore reefs, 0–10 m depth. Marine.