Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Caridea - Palaemonidae - Jocaste

Jocaste japonica (Ortmann, 1890)



Distribution : Li & Bruce (2006) - Type locality: Kagoshima, Japan. Also known from Kenya, Zanzibar, Tanzania, Mozambique, Comoro Islands, Madagascar, Seychelles, Mauritius, La Réunion, Maldives, Chagos Islands, Vietnam, South China Sea, Japan, Philippines, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Australia (Western Australia, Queensland), Mariana Islands, Caroline Islands, New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands, Marshall Islands, Cook Islands, and Fiji. Plus French Polynesia.

Selected Reference(s)
Jocaste japonica. - Poupin, J., 1998: 14. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Tuamotu (Fangataufa) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Coral obligate associate (gen. Acropora).

Regional Records: Jocaste japonica - Bruce, 1969: 300, fig. 1 (Host genera: Acropora, rarely Pocillopora); 1998 (Key, host genus: Acropora). - Poupin, 1998: 14 (Checklist; ; coll. Frv Marara, fr, J. Poupin April-May 1997, det. A.J. Bruce, Fangataufa MNHN Na13411; in coral Acropora).


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/