Decapoda - Brachyura - Macrophthalmidae - Macrophthalmus

Macrophthalmus serenei Takeda & Komai, 1991

World Distribution
Sakai (Internet, crab of Japan, link below. Indo-West Pacific from Red sea, Somalia, to Torres Strait, Lord Howe Island. Includes French Polynesia, Marquesas (Nuku Hiva); Society (Moorea); Tuamotu (Tikehau)

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Soft bottom (mud or sand)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 23-30 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Macrophthalmus serenei - Poupin, 1996a: 73 (Checklist, with a first record at Tikehau; coll. Frv Marara); 1997: 171, fig. 9a-f (Tikehau) - Unpublished collection. - Coll. RV Alis Marquesas Expedition, MUSORSTOM 9, stn DW1184, prov. det. J. Poupin (Nuku Hiva, Anaho bay; 23-25m); coll. Gump station, Moorea, prov. det. J. Poupin from photograph. - Moorea Biocode project.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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