Ambassidae

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: 57

publication ID

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

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/6A5BAE7A-DA2F-FFB4-3AAA-FE6D9E81FABC

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scientific name

Ambassidae
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Ambassidae 

Ambassis buruensis Bleeker, 1856  —Buru glass perchlet

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on specimens observed at St. CTR 23, CTR 26. USNMAbout USNM and WAMAbout WAM material ( USNMAbout USNM 305331, 305333; WAMAbout WAM P. 27410 -011).

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Thailand and Indonesia east to Philippines and New Guinea, north to Ryukyu Islands. Found in lower reaches of streams, estuaries, in mangrove habitats, and in adjacent marine areas, 0– 2 m. Freshwater, transitional water and marine.

Ambassis interrupta Bleeker, 1852  —Long-spined glass perchlet

STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Parenti & Allen (1991: 318). CASAbout CAS and WAMAbout WAM material. DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Indonesia east to Philippines and Vanuatu, south to New Caledonia. Found in lower reaches of streams, estuaries, in mangrove habitats, and in adjacent marine areas, 0– 2 m. Freshwater, transitional water and marine.

Ambassis macracanthus Bleeker, 1849  —Estuarine glass perchlet

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on WAMAbout WAM material ( WAMAbout WAM P. 29596 -025). DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Andaman Sea east to Indonesia and Papua  New Guinea. Found in lower reaches of streams, estuaries, in mangrove habitats, and in adjacent marine areas, 0– 2 m. Freshwater, transitional water and marine.

Ambassis miops Günther, 1872  —Flag-tailed glass perchlet

STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Parenti & Allen (1991: 318). CASAbout CAS and WAMAbout WAM material. DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. India east to Philippines and Samoa, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia. Found in lower reaches of streams, estuaries, in mangrove habitats, and in adjacent marine areas, 0– 2 m. Freshwater, transitional water and marine.

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

WAM

Western Australian Museum

CAS

California Academy of Sciences