Cynoglossidae

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: 191-192

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-DAA9-FF33-3AAA-FAB49DF6FE43

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scientific name

Cynoglossidae
status

 

Cynoglossidae 

Cynoglossus interruptus Günther, 1880  —Genko sole

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on a specimen collected by W.-J. Chen, St. PD 72. NTUM material ( NTUM 10148).

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Philippines north to Japan, south to New Guinea. Found on soft bottoms of the continental shelf, 150 m. Marine.

Cynoglossus lida (Bleeker, 1851)  —Java sole

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on a specimen collected by W.-J. Chen, St. PD 72. NTUM material ( NTUM 10135).

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. East Africa east to Philippines and New Guinea. Found on soft bottoms of the continental shelf, 3– 30 m. Marine.

Cynoglossus puncticeps Richardson, 1844  —Spotted tongue sole

STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on a specimen collected by W.-J. Chen, St. CP- 3968. AMS and NTUM material ( AMS I. 16749 -003; NTUM 10066).

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. India east to Philippines and New Guinea, north to South China Sea. Benthic on sand and mud bottoms of the continental shelf, entering estuaries and lower reaches of rivers and streams, 1– 140 m. Freshwater, transitional water and marine.

Symphurus bathyspilus Krabbenhoft & Munroe, 2003  —Deepwater tonguesole STATUS AT MADANG. New record from Madang, based on a specimen collected by W.-J. Chen, St. CP 3964. NTUM material ( NTUM 10072).

DISTRIBUTION AND HABITAT. Eastern Indonesia east to Philippines and New Guinea. Benthic on soft bottoms, 248– 500 m. Marine.