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Decapoda - Brachyura - Grapsidae - Grapsus

Grapsus grapsus (Linnaeus, 1758)



Distribution : (Hendrickx, 1995b: 140) - Atlantic. Eastern Pacific, from Mexico to Chili (bay Talcahuano; Juan Fernández Is.) and Oceanic Islands: Baja California Sur, rochers Alijos, Revillagigedo (Clarion, Socorro), Clipperton, Malpelo, Galapagos.

Remarks : Carapace 54x64 mm.

Selected Reference(s)
Grapsus grapsus. - Garth, J. S., 1965: 25. - Clipperton

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

Regional Records: CLIPPERTON - Grapsus grapsus - Garth, 1965: 25 (Clipperton). - Hendrickx, 1995b: 140 (distribution). - Poupin et al., 2007 (Clipperton new coll.).


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



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