Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Grapsidae - Euchirograpsus

Euchirograpsus tuerkayi Crosnier, 2001



Distribution : French Polynesia (Austral and Tuamotu) between 200-300 m. Possibly also Hawaii (see Crosnier, 2001).

Selected Reference(s)
Euchirograpsus tuerkayi. - Crosnier, A., 2001: 791, fig. 3b, 4b, 7. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Austral (Rurutu); Tuamotu (Akiaki, Fangataufa, Moruroa, Tematangi) - Marine; Deep (200-300 m); Hard bottom.

Regional Records: Euchirograpsus sp. nov. - Poupin, 1996b: 42, pl. 20e (Moruroa; 250m). - Euchirograpsus tuerkayi Crosnier, 2001: 791, fig. 3b, 4b, 7 (Akiaki, Fangataufa, Moruroa, Tematangi, 200-290 m; coll. Frv Marara, fr; p. 795 "Türkay ... nous dit avoir vu au Bishop Museum un spécimen sec en provenance des Hawaii, en mauvais état, qui doit être identique à celui décrit ici). - Euchirograpsus tuerkayi - Unpublished specimen, coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, 1 female 11.3x11.4 mm (MNHN), st. CAS2008, Rurutu I., 280-300 m, trap, det. J. Poupin October 20, 2006.

Depth distribution: 200 - 300 m


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



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