Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Portunus

Portunus pubescens (Dana, 1852)



Distribution : (Garth, 1973: 317) - Easter Island (Hanga-Roa), Australia (New South Wales, Port Jackson), Hawaii, Line Islands (Palmyra). - Soft bottom ("Mud or sandy mud, 20-30m deep", in Stephenson & Campbell, 1959: 101).


Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Easter Island.

Regional Records: EASTER ISLAND - Portunus pubescens - Garth, 1973: 316 (Easter Island, Hanga-Roa, 1 female). - BŠez & Ruiz, 1985: 102 (Easter Island; specimens deposited in MNHN Santiago, coll. 1960-1978).

Depth distribution: 0 - 30 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/