Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Caridea - Oplophoridae - Oplophorus

Oplophorus spinosus (BrullÚ, 1839)



Distribution : Chace (1986); Hendrick & Navarette (1989); Hanamura & Evans (1994); Poupin (1996; 1998); Burukovsky (1990) - Atlantic, western and eastern subtropical North Atlantic, central south Atlantic; Indian Ocean; Pacific, southern Japan, off Hawaii, seamounts west of North America, off Baja California; French Polynesia; Seamounts Sala y G˛mez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 21░41'S-25░58' / 81░19'-100░41'W; - Deep (160-2280 m). French Polynesia

Selected Reference(s)
Oplophorus spinosus. - Poupin, J., 1996b: 4, pl. 1g. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Sala y Gomez; Tuamotu (Fangataufa) - Marine; Bathypelagic (101-2280m).

Regional Records: EASTER ISLAND - Oplophorus spinosus - Burukovsky, 1990: 194 (Seamounts Sala y G˛mez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 24░58' S / 88░31' W; 500-700 m). - Vereshchaka, 1990: 140 (Seamounts Sala y G˛mez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 21░41'S-25░58' / 81░19'-100░41'W; 160-2280 m). - Parin et al., 1997: 162, tab. 3 (List of Decapoda for the Nazca and Sala y G˛mez submarine ridges). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Oplophorus spinosus - Poupin, 1996b: 4, pl. 1g (Fangataufa; plancton 30-100m; coll. Frv Marara, fr); 1998: 9 (Checklist).

Depth distribution: 101 - 2280 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/