Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Caridea - Alpheidae - Alpheus

Alpheus strenuus Dana, 1852



Distribution : Anker (2001, fasc. 2, p. 234) - Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, E and SE Africa, Madagascar, Seychelles, mascarenes, Maldives, Chagos Islands, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, thailand, Vietnam, South China Sea (new record: Hong Kong), Ryukyu Islands, Taiwan, Micronesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, New Guinea, Australia, Tonga, French Polynesia, Hawaii, ?Galapagos.

Selected Reference(s)
Alpheus strenuus. - Ortmann, A., 1890: 475. - French Polynesia
Alpheus strenuus. - Banner, A. H. and Banner, D. M., 1967: 284. - French Polynesia
Alpheus strenuus. - Anker, A., 2001: fasc. 2, p. 234. [Worldwide preliminary catalogue] - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Society (Bora Bora, Moorea, Tahiti); Tuamotu (Hao, Makatea, Takapoto) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Coral facultative associate (Gen. Pocillopora); commensal with annelids of the genus Eurythoe; ?Hard bottom; Burrower.

Regional Records: Alpheus strenuus - Ortmann, 1890: 475 (Tahiti) - Nobili, 1907: 356 (Hao). - Sendler, 1923: 46 (Makatea). - A.H. & D.M. Banner, 1966a: 181 (Syn.); 1967: 284 ("BD12, mud and sand flats, most specimens under rocks" = Bora Bora; Moorea). - Odinetz, 1983: 207 (Takapoto; in coral Pocillopora, non obligate associate). - Chace, 1988 (Syn.). - Poupin, 1998: 22 (Checklist). - Anker, 2001, fasc. 2: 234 (References, distribution, ecology). - Moorea Biocode project (with 'complex').


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/