Signigobius biocellatus Hoese & Allen 1977,

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: 289

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Signigobius biocellatus Hoese & Allen 1977


Signigobius biocellatus Hoese & Allen 1977  —Signal goby ( Fig. 141View FIGURE 141)

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on specimens photographed at Lissenung Island by Dietmar Amon on 13 June 2007 and 18 Apr. 2009, and at 5 m depth by Dean Tully on 22 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: eastern Indonesia east to Philippines and Vanuatu, north to Taiwan, south to Queensland ( Australia). Found on silt or sand bottoms in sheltered coastal reefs and lagoons, 2–30 m depth. Marine.