Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Portunus

Portunus sanguinolentus (Herbst, 1783)



Selected Reference(s)
Portunus sanguinolentus. - Forest, J. and Guinot, D., 1961: 29, fig. 17a-b, 18. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Society (Moorea, Tahiti); Tuamotu (Mataiva) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Soft bottom; Algae associate (often in phanerogam gen. Halophila).

Regional Records: Neptunus sanguinolentus - Chabouis L. & F., 1954: 91, fig. 9 (French Polynesia). - Portunus sanguinolentus - Forest & Guinot, 1961: 29, fig. 17a-b, 18 (Tahiti); 1962: 58 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Monteforte, 1984: 173, annex 1, tab. a (Moorea). - Salvat, 1986b: 72 (French Polynesia). - Poupin, 1994a: 31, fig. 27, pl. 3f (Mataiva, Tahiti; coll. Frv Marara); 1996a: 32 (Checklist). - Portunus sanguinolentus sanguinolentus - Stephenson, 1976: 19 (Tahiti). - Portunus (Portunus) sanguinolentus - Guinot, 1985: 449 (List) - Field observation - J. Poupin, September 1997, in Phanerogam, Gen. Halophila, Oponohu bay, lot of specimen observed during a dive at night. - Field observation, 2006, photograph by P. Bacchet, det. Bacchet/Poupin, Tahiti, outer slope at night, about 0.5 m.


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



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