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Decapoda - Achelata - Scyllaridae - Eduarctus
Distribution : In Holthuis, 2002: 613: Distribution. - The species so far is only known from the Hawaiian and Marquesas Islands. The only previous records of adult material are by Rathbun (1906) who reported the above mentioned material from the RV Albatross stn 3850, 3872 and 4002. HABITAT. - The species has been reported from depths between 29 and 112 m (one 27-29 m, and one 97-402 m), most between 50 and 100 m. It was found on rather coarse sandy bottoms (sand, algae, broken coral; yellow sand, pebbles, coral; coarse sand, broken shells, coral; fine coral sand, globigerina, coral; and sand).
Eduarctus modestus. -
Holthuis, L. B., 2002: 611, fig. 43-46, 69a. - French Polynesia; USA (Hawaii)
Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton) Distribution & Ecology: Marquesas (Eiao, Nuku Hiva, Ua Huka, Ua Pou) - Marine; Soft bottom (coarse sandy bottom); Sublittoral (35-112 m, mostly 50-100 m).
Regional Records: ? Scyllarus sp. IV & V - Michel, 1971: 467, tab. 3 (Marquesas, Tuamotu; larvae only; could belong to E. modestus, but no certainty). - Eduarctus modestus - Holthuis, 2002: 611, fig. 43-46, 69a (MUSORSTOM 9 campaign and Marquesas Expedition of National Geographic Society-Smithsonian-Bishop Museum; Eiao, Nuku Hiva, Ua Huka, Ua Pou; 35-112 m, mostly 50-100 m).
Depth distribution: 35 - 112 m
References : compilation of references cited in Poupin (1996, 1998, 2003) and Poupin et al. (2009) -
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