Bythitidae

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: 33-34

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

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scientific name

Bythitidae
status

 

Bythitidae 

Alionematichthys piger (Alcock, 1890)  —Whiskered viviparous brotula STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Møller & Schwarzhans (2008: 103). CASAbout CAS and WAMAbout WAM material.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Andaman Islands east to Marshall, Tuamotu and Pitcairn islands, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. In crevices of coralline rock in coral reefs, 0– 12 m. Marine.

Alionematichthys plicatosurculus Møller & Schwarzhans, 2008  —Folded viviparous brotula STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Møller & Schwarzhans (2008: 109). CASAbout CAS, USNMAbout USNM and WAMAbout WAM material.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Eastern Indonesia to Philippines and Papua  New Guinea, 0– 5 m. In crevices of coralline rock in coral reefs. Marine.

Alionematichthys riukiuensis (Aoyagi, 1954)  —Ryukyu viviparous brotula

STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Møller & Schwarzhans (2008: 113). CASAbout CAS and USNMAbout USNM material.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Andaman Sea east to Philippines and Vanuatu, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia. In crevices of coralline rock in coral reefs, 0– 10 m. Marine.

Diancistrus alleni Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005  —Allen's viviparous brotula STATUS AT MADANG. Reported from Madang in original description by Schwarzhans et al. (2005: 92). CASAbout CAS, USNMAbout USNM and WAMAbout WAM material.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Maldives and Chagos Archipelago east to Samoa, south to northern Australia. In crevices of coralline rock in coral reefs, 5– 17 m. Marine.

Diancistrus altidorsalis Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005  —Humpnape viviparous brotula STATUS AT MADANG. Reported from Madang in original description by Schwarzhans et al. (2005: 95). USNMAbout USNM and WAMAbout WAM material.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Indonesia and New Guinea east to Solomon Islands. In crevices of coralline rock in coral reefs. Marine.

Diancistrus beateae Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005  —Beate's viviparous brotula STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on WAMAbout WAM material ( WAMAbout WAM P. 30618 -031). DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Indonesia east to Samoa, south to northern Australia. In crevices of coralline rock in coral reefs, 10– 38 m. Marine.

Diancistrus mcgroutheri Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005  —McGrouther's viviparous brotula STATUS AT MADANG. Reported from Madang in original description by Schwarzhans et al. (2005: 129). USNMAbout USNM material.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. New Guinea to northern Queensland ( Australia). In crevices of coralline rock in coral reefs. Marine.

Diancistrus novaeguineae ( Machida, 1996)  —New Guinea viviparous brotula

STATUS AT MADANG. Originally described from Madang as Parabrosmolus novaeguineae  by Machida (1996: 148, figs. 1–4); record confirmed by Schwarzhans et al. (2005: 140–141). Collected by W.-J. Chen, St. PR 221, PR 231. BMNH, CASAbout CAS, NTUM and USNMAbout USNM material.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Southwestern Pacific and southeastern Indian Ocean: Indonesia, Papua  New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and northern Australia. In crevices of coralline rock in coral reefs, 5– 25 m. Marine.

Dinematichthys iluocoeteoides Bleeker, 1855  —Indo-Pacific viviparous brotula

STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Kailola (1975: 50); record confirmed by Møller & Schwarzhans (2008: 130). CASAbout CAS, KFRSAbout KFRS, USNMAbout USNM and WAMAbout WAM material.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Red Sea, Seychelles and Mascarenes east to Marshall Islands and Samoa, north to Ryukyu and Ogasawara islands, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. In crevices of coralline rock in coral reefs, 0– 20 m. Marine.

Eusurculus pristinus Schwarzhans & Møller, 2007  —Pristine viviparous brotula

STATUS AT MADANG. Originally described from Madang by Schwarzhans & Møller (2007: 70, figs. 25–26). Specimens collected at St. CTR 0 6, CTR 17. MNHNAbout MNHN, SMFAbout SMF and USNMAbout USNM material.

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Papua  New Guinea to Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. In crevices of coralline rock in coral reefs, 2– 20 m. Marine.

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

WAM

Western Australian Museum

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

KFRS

Kanudi Fisheries Research Station

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

SMF

Forschungsinstitut und Natur-Museum Senckenberg

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Actinopterygii

Order

Ophidiiformes

Family

Bythitidae

Loc

Bythitidae

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

2014
Loc

Diancistrus alleni Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

Schwarzhans 2005: 92

2005
Loc

Diancistrus altidorsalis Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

Schwarzhans 2005: 95

2005
Loc

Diancistrus mcgroutheri Schwarzhans, Møller & Nielsen, 2005

Schwarzhans 2005: 129

2005
Loc

Alionematichthys piger

Moller 2008: 103

Loc

Alionematichthys plicatosurculus Møller & Schwarzhans, 2008

Moller 2008: 109