Centriscidae,

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: 48-49

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Centriscidae
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Centriscidae 

Aeoliscus strigatus (Günther, 1861)  —Hinged shrimpfish

STATUS AT MADANG. First record from Madang by Duncker & Mohr (1925: 7); confirmed by Parenti & Allen (1991: 319). Specimens observed and photographed at St. CTR 0 7, CTR 11, CTR 32. KFRS and USNM material. DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Andaman Islands east to Pohnpei ( Micronesia), north to southern Japan, south to Queensland ( Australia) and New Caledonia. Usually in schools in coral reefs, sometimes seeking refuge among sea urchin spines, 1– 42 m. Marine.

Centriscus cristatus (DeVis, 1885)  —Smooth shrimpfish

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang based on specimens collected by W.-J. Chen. NTUM material ( NTUM 10022).

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Indonesia east to Papua  New Guinea, south to northern Australia and New Caledonia. Usually in schools among seagrass, 0– 10 m. Marine.

Centriscus scutatus Linnaeus, 1758  —Rigid shrimpfish

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang based on specimens photographed by A. Berberian. AMS, CAS and NMV material ( AMS I. 17063 -001; CAS 65625View Materials, NMV A. 24169).

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Red Sea and Persian Gulf east to Philippines and Papua  New Guinea, north to southern Japan, south to northern Australia. In schools, 2– 15 m. Marine.

KFRS

Kanudi Fisheries Research Station

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

CAS

California Academy of Sciences

NMV

Museum Victoria