Gunnellichthys monostigma Smith 1958,

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: 293

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Gunnellichthys monostigma Smith 1958


Gunnellichthys monostigma Smith 1958  —Onespot wormfish

New record, based on a specimen photographed at Lissenung Island, Kavieng District, 10 m depth, by Dean Tully on 22 Sept. 2012.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Red Sea and East Africa east to Marshall, Marquesas and Society islands, south to Queensland ( Australia). Found on sand or coral rubble bottom of lagoons or sheltered reefs, 2–20 m depth. Marine.