Valenciennea longipinnis (Lay & Bennett 1839),

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: 291

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Valenciennea longipinnis (Lay & Bennett 1839)


Valenciennea longipinnis (Lay & Bennett 1839)  —Longfin goby

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on a video of a specimen taken at Kawauiliaka Island, off northeastern New Hanover, at 3–12 m depth, St. KR132, in 2014 (identified by Barry C. Russell).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: Indonesia east to Yap, Fiji and Tonga, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Found on sand bottom of lagoons and bays, 1– 4 m depth. Marine.