Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Anomura - Galatheidae - Paramunida

Paramunida echinata Macpherson, 2000

Selected Reference(s)
Paramunida echinata. - Macpherson, E., 2000: 420. [Locality in Macpherson 'New Caledonia' is an error and must be replaced by 'French Polynesia'] - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Endemic to the region; Marquesas (Bank Hinakura off Eiao, Eiao, Hiva Oa, Nuku Hiva, Ua Pou) - Marine; Deep (102-430m); ?Coral facultative associate (Gorgonian).

Regional Records: Paramunida echinata Macpherson, 2000: 420 (Marquesas, MUSORSTOM 9 cruise. St. DW1146, Ua Pou, 200m; st. DW1148, Ua Pou, 300m; st. DW1154, Eiao, 102m; st. DW1172, Nuku Hiva, 300-302m; st. CP1176, Nuku Hiva, 260m; st. CP1190, Nuku Hiva, 350m; st. DW1201, Hiva Oa, 275-300m; st. CP1238, Hiva Oa, 280-370m; st. CP1268, Eiao, 285-320m; st. CP1269, Eiao, 420-430m). - Remark. 'New Caledonia' indicated by error in Macpherson 'Material Examined'; must be replaced by 'Marquesas Islands'. - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 3, St. MQ31-ACH1, Hinakura bank, off Eiao-Hatutu, ROV, 303 m, photo in situ, no sample.

Depth distribution: 102 - 430 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 -