Stiphodon pelewensis Herre 1936,

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: 290

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

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scientific name

Stiphodon pelewensis Herre 1936
status

 

Stiphodon pelewensis Herre 1936  —Palauan stiphodon goby

Status at New Ireland. First recorded from Kavieng, New Ireland in original description of Stiphodon atratus  by Watson (1996: 115); species synonymised and record confirmed by Keith et al. (2015: 220–222). WAM material.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Eastern Java ( Indonesia) east to Pohnpei ( Micronesia) and Vanuatu, north to Palau, south to New Caledonia. Adults found in coastal streams in clear and oxygen-rich water, and in lower reaches of rivers, to an altitude of 50 m, while larvae live in coastal marine waters, 0–5 m depth. Freshwater, transitional water and marine.