Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Dendrobranchiata - Sergestidae - Sergia

Sergia potens (Burkenroad, 1940)



Distribution : PÚrez Farfante & Kensley (1997); Vereshchaka (1990; 2000) - South-west Atlantic off Brazil and Argentina; South-east Atlantic; south-west Indian Ocean; New Zealand; Seamounts Sala y G˛mez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 21░41'-25░58'S / 81░19'-100░41'W). - Bathypelagic (200-300 m at night and 1000-2000 m during the day).

Selected Reference(s)
Sergia potens. - Vereshchaka, A. L., 2000: 139, fig. 38, 45-46. - World distribution

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Sala y Gomez; French Polynesia (Society, Tuamotu, Gambier, Marquesas, Austral) - Marine; Bathypelagic (200-2000m).

Regional Records: EASTER ISLAND - Sergestes? potens - Vereshchaka, 1990: 138 (Seamounts Sala y G˛mez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 21░41'-25░58'S / 81░19'-100░41'W; 230-2000 m). - Sergestes robustus Smith, 1882 - Vereshchaka, 1990: 138 (Seamounts Sala y G˛mez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 22░06'S / 81░19'W; 230-2000 m); Not Sergia robusta (Smith, 1882) fide Vereshchaka, 2000: 157 (under Sergia robusta): "The record by Vereshchaka, (1990b) from the area of the Nazca and Sala-y-Gomez ridges is an error, as this species now appears to be one of those briefly described by Burkenroad (1940), being juveniles of S. maxima and S. potens." - Sergia potens - Vereshchaka, 2000: 139 (Geographic distribution; Syn.). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Sergia potens - Vereshchaka, 2000: 139, fig. 38, 45-46 (Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans, including off New Zealand and over Nazca and Sala-y-Gomez ridges; probably also French Polynesia and Easter Island; 200-2000m).

Depth distribution: 200 - 2000 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/