Check List 17(3): 769-773, doi: 10.15560/17.3.769
First record of the Kermadec Clingfish, Flexor incus Conway, Stewart & Summers, 2018 (Gobiesocidae), from New Caledonia and Australia
expand article infoKyoji Fujiwara, Kevin W. Conway§, Hiroyuki Motomura
‡ Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan§ Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, United States of America
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Two specimens (17.1 and 29.1 mm standard length) of Flexor incus Conway, Stewart & Summers, 2018 (Gobiesocidae) were collected from New Caledonia and Lord Howe Island, Australia. The species and genus were originally described on the basis of 15 specimens from the Kermadec Islands, New Zealand, where the genus has been considered endemic. The two specimens reported herein represent the first records of F. incus from New Caledonia and Australia.
Diademichthyinae, geographic distribution, Pacific Ocean, range extension, Tasman Sea