Paragobiodon xanthosoma (Bleeker 1853),

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: 287

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Paragobiodon xanthosoma (Bleeker 1853)


Paragobiodon xanthosoma (Bleeker 1853)  —Golden coralgoby

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Carteret Harbour, New Ireland as Gobius amiciensis Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes (1837: 135)  , based on MNHN material. NTUM 11422 (1 specimen, St. KR 16, 4 June 2014).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 3.—General distribution: East Africa east to Marshall Islands and Samoa, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Lord Howe Island. Found among branching corals, 2–10 m depth. Marine.