Moringuidae

Fricke, Ronald, Allen, Gerald R., Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Hamel, Mélanie A., Laboute, Pierre, Mana, Ralph, Hui, Tan He, 2014, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of Madang District, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 820 new records, Zootaxa 3832 (1), pp. 1-247: 16-17

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3832.1.1

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Moringuidae
status

 

Moringuidae 

Moringua javanica (Kaup, 1856)  —Java spaghetti eel

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on specimens collected at St. CTR 17. ANSPAbout ANSP and NTUM material ( ANSPAbout ANSP 124455; NTUM 10217).

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. East Africa (south to southern Mozambique) east to Mariana and Marquesas islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia and Loyalty Islands. Found buried in sand or coral gravel bottom, 0– 15 m. Marine.

Moringua microchir Bleeker, 1853  —Lesser thrush eel

STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Herre (1933: 12).

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. East Africa east to Marshall Islands and Samoa, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Found buried in sand or coral gravel bottom, 0– 10 m. Freshwater, transitional water and marine.

Moringua penni Schultz  in Schultz, Herald, Lachner, Welander & Woods, 1953 —Penn's thrush eel STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Kailola (1987 a: 39).

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Philippines to Milne Bay ( Papua  New Guinea). Found buried in sand or coral gravel bottom, 0– 10 m. Marine.

ANSP

Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

Anguilliformes

Family

Moringuidae

Loc

Moringuidae

Fricke, Ronald, Allen, Gerald R., Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Hamel, Mélanie A., Laboute, Pierre, Mana, Ralph, Hui, Tan He 2014

2014
Loc

Moringua penni

Kailola 1987: 39