Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Caridea - Pasiphaeidae - Pasiphaea

Pasiphaea major Hayashi, 2006



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.

Selected Reference(s)
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, 0902S, 13958W, 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) - PDF 412 Ko



Since November 2012, this database is updated in CRUSTA database - http://crustiesfroverseas.free.fr/