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Decapoda - Caridea - Pasiphaeidae - Pasiphaea
Distribution : Hayashi (2006: 224) - The holotype was collected from Norfolk Ridge at depths of 1173-1340 m. The other localities were Norfolk Ridge, Lord Howe Ridge, New Caledonia, Wallis & Futuna, Marquesas Is., Tonga Is. and Madagascar, at depths of 226-1520 m. Materials were usually collected from around 1000 m deep and one ovigerous female was exceptionally from shallow waters of Norfolk Ridge, at depths of 226-238 m.
Pasiphaea major. -
Hayashi, K. I., 2006: 219, fig. 9, 10a-q, 11a-q. - French Polynesia
Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton) Distribution & Ecology: Marquesas (Hiva Oa). Bathypelagic. Marine. Deep (520 m).
Regional Records: FRENCH POLYNESIA - Pasiphaea major Hayashi, 2006: 219, fig. 9, 10a-q, 11a-q (Marquesas Islands. Island Hiva Oa, Alis, MUSORSTOM 9, stn CP1195, 09°02’S, 139°58’W, 800 m, 27.08.1997: 1 female cl 18.6 mm, MNHN-Na. 15306).
Depth distribution: 800 - 800 m
References : compilation of references cited in Poupin (1996, 1998, 2003) and Poupin et al. (2009) -
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