Fusigobius melacron (Randall 2001),

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 melacron (Randall 2001)


Fusigobius melacron (Randall 2001)  —Blacktip sandgoby

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken at Pochol Island, east of New Hanover, at 6–7 m depth, St. KD 62, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell); a specimen observed in Selapiu Island , Kavieng District , 1–6 m depth, St. T 15, on 3 Nov. 2006, by Gerald R. Allen.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1, 2.—General distribution: Andaman Sea east to Palau and Fiji, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Solitary, on sand bottoms near reefs, 6–31 m depth. Marine.