Fusigobius signipinnis Hoese & Obika 1988,

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: 284

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Fusigobius signipinnis Hoese & Obika 1988


Fusigobius signipinnis Hoese & Obika 1988  —Signalfin sandgoby

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken at Anelaua Island, off eastern New Hanover, at 3–16 m depth, St. KR 98, 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: Indonesia east to Fiji and Tonga, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia. Found on sand bottom in lagoon and seaward reefs, 3–30 m depth. Marine.