Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Dendrobranchiata - Penaeidae - Metapenaeopsis

Metapenaeopsis marquesas Crosnier, 1991



Selected Reference(s)
Metapeanaeopsis marquesas. - Crosnier, A., 1991: 244, fig.57-59. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Marquesas (Eaio, Hiva Oa, Nuku Hiva, Tahuata, Ua Huka, Ua Pou) - Marine; Sublittoral (10-100m); ?Soft bottom.

Regional Records: Metapeanaeopsis marquesas Crosnier, 1991: 244, fig.57-59 (Hiva Oa, Nuku Hiva, Tahuata, Ua Pou; 45-80m; coll. Frv Marara, fr). - Poupin, 1998: 5 (Checklist). - Unpublished specimens, MNHN - Coll. RV Alis, MUSORSTOM 9 Marquesas campaign, det. A. Crosnier (Eiao, Hiva Oa, Nuku Hiva, Ua Pou, Ua Huka; 10-100m): Station 24bis, 20-34 m: 2 juv.; Station 34, 10-15 m: 1 male, 2 females; Station 1143, 18-55 m: 1 male; Station 1179: 1 female; Station 1204, 60-62 m: 1 male, 1 female; Station 1260, 49-100 m: 1 female; Station 1260, 49-100 m: 4 males, 2 females; Station 1264, 53-57 m: 1 female; Station 1279, 23-70 m: 1 female.

Depth distribution: 10 - 100 m


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



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