Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Caridea - Oplophoridae - Acanthephyra

Acanthephyra curtirostris Wood Mason, 1891



Distribution : Takeda & Hanamura (1994); Hendrick & Estrada-navarette (1989); Vereshchaka (1990) - Tropical and subtropical waters of the world oceans (including East Pacific); Seamounts Sala y G˛mez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 21░41'S / 81░46'W). - Bathypelagic (190-5000 m).


Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Sala y Gomez; Marquesas (Eiao) - 960-2000 m.

Regional Records: EASTER ISLAND - Acanthephyra curtirostris - Vereshchaka, 1990: 139 (Seamounts Sala y G˛mez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 21░41'S / 81░46'W; 960-2000 m). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Unpublished specimens in MNHN collections, det. A. Crosnier 2005, coll. MUSORSTOM 9 Expedition 1997, Eiaio I., st. CP1277, 1000-1100 m.

Depth distribution: 960 - 2000 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/