Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Epialtidae - Huenia

Huenia pacifica Miers, 1979



Distribution : Easter Island - Distribution (Griffin & Tranter, 1986: 80) - Indonesia (Flores Sea, Kai Island); Philippines (Sulu archipelago); Australia (NE); West Pacific (Fiji Islands).

Remarks : Comparison specimens needed to confirm det. in FP. First tentative id., J. Poupin, was H. ?heraldica.


Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Sala y Gomez. Marquesas (Ua Hiva, Nuku Hiva, bank off Motane, 10-40 m).

Regional Records: EASTER ISLAND - Huenia pacifica - Retamal, 2001: 211 (Sala y G˛mez, CIMAR-5 cruise, stn 65, 105 m, stn 71, 80 m; det. M. Wicksten). - Personal communication, M. Retamal, mail 26/02/2002 "to appear in Decapods of CIMAR-5 cruise, that will be published in Ciencia y Tecnologia del Mar, in press". - Griffin & Tranter, 1986: 80 (Distribution). - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, coll. Evans, St. 3, sample 0200, Nuku Hiva, 10 m, sample 0358, St. 21, Ua Huka, 20 m. det. Poupin; Leg 3, St. MQ7-M, Nuku Hiva, baie Controleur, 0-1 m, coll. Poupin., sample JP43, in Halimeda algae, St. MQ17-R, bank off Motane, 35-40 m, coll. Starmer et al., sample LC207, in algae Halimeda.

Depth distribution: 10 - 80 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/