Dactylopteridae

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: 49

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:BAB612A4-03DB-4958-BEB1-92DE278FBB90

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/6A5BAE7A-DA27-FFBC-3AAA-FD16987CFC0E

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Plazi

scientific name

Dactylopteridae
status

 

Dactylopteridae 

Dactyloptena orientalis (Cuvier, 1829)  —Common helmet gurnard

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on specimens photographed by Tan H. H. at St. PR 54, and by A. Berberian.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. South and East Africa to Hawaiian Islands and Pitcairn Group, north to southern Japan and Ogasawara Islands, south to Western Australia, New South Wales ( Australia), New Caledonia, Tonga and Rapa. Benthic, on sandy substrates adjacent to coral reefs, 1– 100 m. Marine.