Benthodesmus tenuis (Günther 1877),

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: 310

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Benthodesmus tenuis (Günther 1877)


Benthodesmus tenuis (Günther 1877)  —Slender frostfish

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on NTUM 11098 (1 specimen, ca. 335 mm SL, St. CP 4421-34, northeast of New Hanover), NTUM 11102 (1 specimen, ca. 454 mm SL, St. CP 4422-22, northeast of New Hanover), and NTUM 11144 (1 specimen, ca. 405 mm SL, St. CP 4439-23, northeast of New Hanover ).

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 1.—General distribution: circumglobal in tropical and warm temperate seas. Benthopelagic, 200–850 m depth. Marine.