Decapoda - Caridea - Oplophoridae - Oplophorus

Oplophorus gracilirostris A. Milne-Edwards, 1881



World Distribution
Chace (1986); Vereshchaka (1990) - Atlantic: gulf of Mexico, Bahamas, Carribean Sea; Indian Ocean off southeastern Africa; Indonesia; Philippines; southern Japan; Fiji; Hawaii; Seamounts Sala y Gòmez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 25°33'S-25°58' / 89°12'-100°41'W). - Bathypelagic - Mesopelagic. French Polynesia.
Felder et al. (2009) -100-2400 m. GMx, Bah–Brz, W Afr, Indo-Pac.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Pelagic or bathypelagic

Vertical range : Pelagic or bathypelagic - Min-Max observed: 100-2400 m

New Caledonia data
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP373.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, DC382.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP363.
Musorstom 4 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW229.
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, DW40.
Musorstom 4 Nouvelle Caledonie, CC202.
Musorstom 4 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP170.
Musorstom 4 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP194.
Musorstom 4 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP199.
Musorstom 4 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP200.
Musorstom 4 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP236.
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ledoyer, Zoologische Verhandelingen 211.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
EASTER ISLAND - Oplophorus gracilirostris - Vereshchaka, 1990: 140 (Seamounts Sala y Gòmez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 25°33'S-25°58' / 89°12'-100°41'W; 330-1800 m). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Oplophorus gracilirostris - - Poupin, 1998: 9 (Checklist; coll. ORSTOM 1997 in thunna stomach and pelagic trawl, det. A. Crosnier, Off Mataiva and Maiao MNHN Na13429; pelagic 100-370m).

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: Gulf of Mexico, Bahamas to Brazil, western Africa, Indo-Pacific. ICA (Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique, St Vincent, Grenada, Grenadines). 100-2400 m. Pantropical.
Oplophorus gracilirostris A. Milne-Edwards, 1881: 6, Dominica [R/V Blake, 118 brasses]. - A. Milne-Edwards, 1883, pl. 30, Dominica [R/V Blake, St Kitts replaced by Dominica in Forest & Holthuis (1997: 55)]. - Abele & Kim, 1976: 7, distribution, type locality off Dominica, 216 m. - Paulmier, 1993: 12, Martinique [Dredge, 385 m]. - Poupin, 1994: 20 - Guadeloupe [R/V Polka, st. U211, 575 m, 1 sp. 20 mm; st. A28, 220 m, 1 sp. 15 mm (MNHN), dét. A. Crosnier]. - Martin et al., 2005: 218, off Grenada [NOAA, R/V Ronald H. Brown and ROV, Kick’em Jenny volcano, 261 m].
Hoplophorus gracilirostris A. Milne-Edwards - Faxon, 1896: 161, Dominica, St Vincent, Grenada, Grenadines (Bequia) [R/V Blake, 108-464 fathoms].
Oplophorus gracilipes (sic) - Paulmier & Gervain, 1994: 10, tab. 2, Martinique [R/V Polka, deep trap].
Oplophorus gracilirostris - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. CP4513, 8 June 2015, 16°12.58'N, 61°53.14'W, 644-406 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18771.

Other data
Musorstom 2 Philippines, CP82 — Cleva R, Musorstom 5, 144: 69-73
Musorstom 3 Philippines, CP125 — Cleva R, Musorstom 5, 144: 69-73
Musorstom 2 Philippines, CP83 — Cleva R, Musorstom 5, 144: 69-73
Musorstom 2 Philippines, CP78 — Cleva R, Musorstom 5, 144: 69-73
Musorstom 1 Philippines, CP42 — Cleva R, Musorstom 5, 144: 69-73
Musorstom 1 Philippines, CP44 — Cleva R, Musorstom 5, 144: 69-73
Musorstom 1 Philippines, CP51 — Cleva R, Musorstom 5, 144: 69-73
Musorstom 2 Philippines, CP24 — Cleva R, Musorstom 5, 144: 69-73
Musorstom 2 Philippines, CP75 — Cleva R, Musorstom 5, 144: 69-73
Musorstom 2 Philippines, CP26 — Cleva R, Musorstom 5, 144: 69-73
Musorstom 2 Philippines, CP40 — Cleva R, Musorstom 5, 144: 69-73
Musorstom 1 Philippines, CP43 — Cleva R, Musorstom 5, 144: 69-73

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