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Decapoda - Stenopodidea - Stenopodidae - Stenopus
Stenopus tenuirostris. -
Goy, J. W. and Randall, J. E., 1986: 99. - French Polynesia
Regional Data (French Polynesia, Pitcairn, Easter Island, Clipperton) Distribution & Ecology: Marquesas (Nuku Hiva, Ua Huka) - Marine; Shoreline to 10 m (0-15 m); Coral facultative associate; Hard bottom.
Regional Records: Stenopus tenuirostris - Unpublished specimen, coll. & det. J. Hoover and J. Earle (Marquesas Islands, outside the bay of Taiohae, Nuku Hiva, about Oct 20, 1999, scuba diving, approximate depth 15 m, three specimens all under rocks and collected by hand). Material transmitted to J. Okuno who has confirmed this determination. From J. Okuno personal communication (e-mail 13 Nov 1999), it appears that this species was already known from the area : "I carefully read literature on Stenopus, and found a sentence by Dr. Goy (1986: Bishop Mus. Occ. Paper, 26, p. 99). He wrote "....S. tenuirostris has been photographed at Nuku Hiva I (BPBM photo -188, D. M. Devaney)". - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, coll. Evans, sample 0336, St 19, Ua Huka, 20 m, det. Poupin according to remains of color on preserved specimen examined.
Depth distribution: 0 - 15 m
References : compilation of references cited in Poupin (1996, 1998, 2003) and Poupin et al. (2009) -
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