Decapoda - Dendrobranchiata - Penaeidae - Metapenaeopsis

Metapenaeopsis velutina (Dana, 1852)



World Distribution
Philippines, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Marquesas (Fatu Hiva, Hiva Oa, Ua Pou), Austral (Marotiri, Rapa, Neilson Reef, Thiers Bank); Pitcairn

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 50-385 m

New Caledonia data
Norfolk 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1667 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Smib 8 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW157 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Smib 8 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW155 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Smib 8 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW154 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP309 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP307 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP268 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Norfolk 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1723 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Norfolk 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP1718 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Norfolk 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP1714 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Norfolk 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP1683 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Norfolk 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP1682 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Norfolk 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1680 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Norfolk 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP1677 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Norfolk 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP1668 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP311 — Crosnier A, Musorstom 9, 152: 155-297
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP312 — Crosnier A.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW256 — Crosnier A, Musorstom 9, 152: 155-297
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW262 — Crosnier A, Musorstom 9, 152: 155-297
Smib 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW92 — Crosnier A, Musorstom 9, 152: 155-297
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP288 — Crosnier A, Musorstom 9, 152: 155-297
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Crosnier A, Musorstom 9, 152: 155-297
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, CP84 — Crosnier A.
Smib 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW74 — Crosnier A.
Smib 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW70 — Crosnier A.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP320 — Crosnier A.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP293 — Crosnier A.
Chalcal 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW71 — Crosnier A.
Chalcal 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP20 — Crosnier A.
Chalcal 2 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP19 — Crosnier A.
Lagon 7 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW378 — Crosnier A, Musorstom 9, 152: 155-297

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Metapenaeopsis velutina - Crosnier, 1991: 247, fig. 60-61 (Pitcairn; 113-124m). - Poupin, 1998: 5 (Checklist). - Unpublished specimens in MNHN collection, det. A. Crosnier: coll. RV Alis, MUSORSTOM 9 Expedition 1997: Fatu Hiva, Hiva Oa, Ua Pou, 93-370m, st. 1145, 150-180 m, 1 male, 1 female, st. 1218, 125-135 m, 1 female, st. 1237, 93-305 m, 1 female, st. 1238, 280-370 m, 1 female, st. 1242, 119-122 m, 1 male; coll. BENTHAUS Expedition 2002: Marotiri rocks, st. DW1880, 90-94 m, st. DW1881, 112-121 m, st. DW1888, 100-120 m; Rapa north east bank, st. DW1905, 120-140 m, st. CP1906, 110-127 m, st. CP1907, 120-125 m; Neilson reef, st. DW1914, 150 m, st. DW1915, 120-200 m, st. CP1920, 120-203 m, st CP1922, 150-163 m; Thiers bank, st. DW1926, 50-90 m.

Other data
Musorstom 3 Philippines, CP134 — Crosnier A, Musorstom 9, 152: 155-297
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, DW1030 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.

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