Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Brachyura - Raninidae - Ranina

Ranina ranina (Linnaeus, 1758)



Selected Reference(s)
Ranina ranina. - Poupin, J., 1996a: 24. - French Polynesia
Ranina ranina. - Poupin, J., 1996b: 30, pl. 14b. - French Polynesia

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Marquesas (Eiao, Fatu Hiva, Nuku Hiva) - Marine; Sublittoral (55-100m); Soft bottom.

Regional Records: Ranina ranina - Guinot, 1985: 449 (List, certainly after a dry specimen in MNHN n223 "Nouhiva" = Nuku Hiva). - Poupin, 1996a: 24 (Checklist); 1996b: 30, pl. 14b (Eiao, Fatu Hiva, Nuku Hiva; juveniles, 100m; coll. Frv Marara). - Unpublished specimens, MNHN; coll. MUSORSTOM 9 campaign, stn CP1294, Ua Huka, 100 m; stn DW1256, Ua Pou, 70-72 m, juv., det. Poupin; also Frv Marara, stn D76, Eiao, dredge 55 m.

Depth distribution: 55 - 100 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/