Decapoda - Caridea - Alpheidae - Alpheus

Alpheus bucephalus Coutière, 1905



World Distribution
Anker (2001, fasc. 2, p. 176) - Red Sea to South Africa, Madagascar, Mascarenes, Seychelles, Thailand, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, S China, Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia (new records: Middleton Reef, Tasman Sea, NE Herald Cay, Coral Sea), French Polynesia, Hawaii.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with corals (facultative)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-80 m

Mayotte data
Alpheus cf. bucephalus - Mission KUW, novembre 2009, st. 32, Ilot M'tzamboro, Nord-Est, 6-21 m, 1 femelle ov. Lc 3,8 mm, MNHN Na17654 ; st. 26 (mli St. mli 5 à 18, coll. Bouchard), Platier de Mutsumbatsou, intertidal, basse mer, 1 sp. Lc 3,8 mm, MNHN Na17655 ; dét. A. Anker. - Alpheus aff. bucephalus - Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, st12 (nr), 14/12/2013, coral blocks, 1 sp. Lc 4.3 mm, Lt 18.7 mm (photo) (MNHN).

Réunion data
Alpheus bucephalus - Ribes, 1978 (Réunion). - Banner & Banner, 1983 : 19 (Réunion dans le matériel examiné).

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Alpheus bucephalus - Kropp & Birkeland, 1981: 630, tab. 5 (Moorea, Takapoto; in coral Pocillopora). - Chace, 1988: 17 ("Intertidal to 80m"). - Poupin, 1998: 18 (Checklist). - Anker, 2001, fasc. 2: 176 (References, distribution).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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