Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Caridea - Oplophoridae - Oplophorus

Oplophorus gracilirostris A. Milne-Edwards, 1881



Distribution : Chace (1986); Vereshchaka (1990) - Atlantic: gulf of Mexico, Bahamas, Carribean Sea; Indian Ocean off southeastern Africa; Indonesia; Philippines; southern Japan; Fiji; Hawaii; Seamounts Sala y G˛mez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 25░33'S-25░58' / 89░12'-100░41'W). - Bathypelagic - Mesopelagic. French Polynesia


Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Sala y Gomez; Society (Maiao); Tuamotu (Mataiva) - Marine; Pelagic (330-1800 m).

Regional Records: EASTER ISLAND - Oplophorus gracilirostris - Vereshchaka, 1990: 140 (Seamounts Sala y G˛mez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 25░33'S-25░58' / 89░12'-100░41'W; 330-1800 m). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Oplophorus gracilirostris - - Poupin, 1998: 9 (Checklist; coll. ORSTOM 1997 in thunna stomach and pelagic trawl, det. A. Crosnier, Off Mataiva and Maiao MNHN Na13429; pelagic 100-370m).

Depth distribution: 100 - 1800 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/