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Decapoda - Brachyura - Majidae - Hoplophrys

Hoplophrys oatesii Henderson, 1893



Distribution : Griffin & Tranter (1974: 168) - Indo-West Pacific. Western Indian Ocean: Providence and Amirante, Red Sea. Off Indian coasts to Gulf of Martaban. Pacific Ocean: Japan, Indonesia, Philippine Islands (Sula Archipelago), Fiji, Eastern Australia. Plus French Polynesia.

Remarks : Synonyms: Hoplophrys ogilbyi McCulloch, 1908; Parazewa palauensis Miyake, 1939.


Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Austral (Thiers bank) - Marine; Sublittoral (50-90 m); Hard bottom.

Regional Records: Hoplophrys oatesii - Unpublished specimen, probably in MNHN collection but not retreived, coll. BENTHAUS Expedition 2002, det. J. Poupin from photograph only: Thiers bank, stn DW1926, 50-90 m.

Depth distribution: 50 - 90 m


References : compilation of references cited in Poupin (1996, 1998, 2003) and Poupin et al. (2009) - PDF 412 Ko



Since November 2012, this database is updated in CRUSTA database - http://crustiesfroverseas.free.fr/