Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Caridea - Crangonidae - Parapontophilus

Parapontophilus longirostris Komai, 2008



Distribution : Komai (2008: 308) - Comoros and Runion islands in the western Indian Ocean, Japan, Taiwan, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, French Polynesia (Marquesas, Austral) and Mid-Pacific mountains in the Pacific Ocean. 742-1800 m.

Selected Reference(s)
Parapontophilus longirostris. - Komai, T., 2008: 305. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Austral (Tubuai, Rapa) - 500-1200 m

Regional Records: Parapontophilius longirostris - Holotype: coll. BENTHAUS, Austral Islands, stn CP 1965, Tubuai Island, 2321.3S, 14933.9W, 19.XI.2002, 1 sp. 8.5 mm (MNHN-Na 16210), Paratypes: Austral Islands. BENTHAUS, same data as holotype, 4 spp. 7.1-8.0 mm, 2 spp. 7.6-8.6 mm (MNHN-Na 16211), Stn CP 1892, E of Rapa Island, 2738.8S, 14415.6W, 742-1000 m, 7.XI.2002, 1 sp. 5.8 mm, 3 spp. 6.3-6.5 mm (MNHN-Na 16212). Stn CP 1909, E of Rapa Island, 2738.6S, 14415.6W, 783-1000 m, 13.XI.2002, 1 sp. 5.8 mm, 1 sp. 6.1 mm (MNHN-Na 16213). - Marquesas - Marquesas Islands. MUSORSTOM 9 campaign, stn CP 1278, Eiao Island, 0752S, 14039W, 1000 m, 5.IX.1997, 1 sp. 7.6 mm, 4 spp. (all crashed) (MNHN-Na 16219).

Depth distribution: 500 - 1200 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/