Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Caridea - Nematocarcinidae - Nematocarcinus

Nematocarcinus gracilis Bate, 1888



Distribution : (Burukovsky, 2001, 2006) - Indo-west Pacific: Philippines, Indonesia, Japan, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, Hawaii, Marquesas, Naska ridge - Deep (520-1475 m).

Selected Reference(s)
Nematocarcinus gracilis. - Poupin, J., 1998: 8. - French Polynesia
Nematocarcinus gracilis. - Burukovsky, R. N., 2006: 1064, fig. 2. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Sala y Gomez; Marquesas (Fatu Hiva, Hiva Oa, Ua Pou); Tuamotu (Fangataufa, Marutea South) - Marine; Bathypelagic (210-1107m).

Regional Records: EASTER ISLAND - Nematocarcinus gracilis - Burukovsky, 2000b: 1165 (Nazca ridge, 23.04.1987, 23°25' S, 83°19' W, 600-650 m; Syn.). - Burukovsky, 2001: 1305 (Distribution). - Nematocarcinus undulatipes - Burukovsky, 1990: 195 (Salas y Gómez and Nazca ridges). - Parin et al., 1997: 162, tab. 3 (List of Decapoda for the Nazca and Salas y Gómez submarine ridges) [Not N. undulatipes, in part cf. Burukovsky, 2000b: 1165]. - ? Nematocarcinus sp. - Vereshchaka, 1990: 141 (Seamounts Salas y Gómez and south-western part of Nazca ridge; "larvae almost impossible to identify to species level", Vereshchaka com. pers.). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Nematocarcinus gracilis - Poupin, 1998: 8 (Checklist; Fangataufa, Marutea South; 840-1000m; coll. Frv Marara, fr (det. T. Komai in MNHN)). - Burukovsky, 2006: 1064, Marquesas, coll. MUSORSTOM 9 campaign: Nuku Hiva, st CP1196, 1000 m; Ua Pou, CP1263, 1107 m; Hiva Oa, CP1303, 705-794 m. - Pers. com. A. Crosnier, May 2004, new stn, from R. Burukovsky det. in MNHN: coll. Frv Marara stn 221, Fangataufa 250 m, stn. 245, Marutea South 840 m, stn 305, Fatu Hiva 570 m; coll. MUSORSTOM 9 campaign, stn DR1199, Hiva Oa 210-258 m, stn CP1196, Nuku Hiva, 1000 m.

Depth distribution: 210 - 1107 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/