Data for selected species
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Decapoda - Stenopodidea - Stenopodidae - Stenopus

Stenopus hispidus (Olivier, 1811)



Distribution : Worldwide: Western Atlantic from North Carolina and Bermuda, southern Florida through Gulf of Mexico, to Fernando de Noronha and Espirtio Santo, Brazil; Indo-Pacific from Durban, South Africa, and Red Sea, to Japan, Hawaii, western Australia south to 24S and eastern Australia as far south as Shellharbour N.S.W., through New Caledonia, New Hebrides, Lord Howe Island, northern New Zealand, to Tuamotu, French Polynesia, Easter Island. No eastern Atlantic or Pacific records (Williams, 1985: 55). - Hard bottom; Coral facultative associate.

Selected Reference(s)
Stenopus hispidus. - Poupin, J., 1998: 6. - French Polynesia
Stenopus hispidus. - Poupin, J. and Juncker, M., 2008: . [in preparation] - Wallis & Futuna

Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton)
Distribution & Ecology: Wallis & Futuna (Wallis, Futuna); Easter Island; Society (Tahiti); Marquesas (Nuku Hiva, Tahuata, Fatu Hiva, Ua Pou); Tuamotu (Hao, Makatea, Raraka, Raroia) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m; Coral facultative associate; Hard bottom.

Regional Records: WALLIS & FUTUNA - Poupin & Juncker, in preparation (Wallis, Futuna). - EASTER ISLAND - Stenopus hispidus - DiSalvo et al., 1988: 458, 468, tab. 4 (Easter Island, scuba dives 15-60m, det. Holthuis & Fransen). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Stenopus hispidus - DANA, 1852: 607; 1855, pl. 40, fig. 8 (Raraka). - NOBILI, 1907: 366 (Hao). - SENDLER, 1923: 45 (Makatea). - HOLTHUIS, 1953a: 60 (Raroia). - MORRISON, 1954: 13 (Raroia). - SALVAT, 1986a: 23 (Text); 1986b: 71, photograph (French Polynesia). - BAGNIS & CHRISTIAN, 1983: 109, photograph (Tuamotu). - Stenopus - PARDON, 1992: 81, photograph (Tahiti; according to the photograph, must be S. hispidus). - Stenopus ? - CHABOUIS L. & F., 1954: pl. 44 (French Polynesia). - POUPIN, 1998: 6 (Checklist). - Field observation, 2006, photograph by P. Bacchet, det. Bacchet/Poupin, Tahiti, outer slope at night, 8 m. - Moorea Biocode project. - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, coll. Evans, sample 0187; Leg 3, coll. Starmer et coll., St MQ1-R, hors grotte, Nuku Hiva, 8-10 m, sample JP6, St. MQ2-GR, Nuku Hiva, 20-23 m, coll. Starmer et coll., sample LC20, LC16 (Starmer 606), St. MQ11-GR, Tahuata, 6-12 m, photo in situ T. Perez, no sample, St. MQ15-GR, Fatu Hiva, 28 m, sample LC132 plus photo in situ T. Perez, St. MQ23-M, Ua Pou, intertidal, coll. Jonathan, in water pool at low tide, sample LC302.

Depth distribution: 1 - 28 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/