Decapoda - Caridea - Oplophoridae - Oplophorus

Oplophorus spinosus (Brullé, 1839)



World Distribution
Chace (1986); Hendrick & Navarette (1989); Hanamura & Evans (1994); Poupin (1996; 1998); Burukovsky (1990) - Atlantic, western and eastern subtropical North Atlantic, central south Atlantic; Indian Ocean; Pacific, southern Japan, off Hawaii, seamounts west of North America, off Baja California; French Polynesia; Seamounts Sala y Gòmez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 21°41'S-25°58' / 81°19'-100°41'W; - Deep (160-2280 m). French Polynesia
MASDEA (BD Internet) - Mondial. Atlantique. Indo-Pacifique. Comprend, ?Afrique orientale, Réunion.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Pelagic or bathypelagic

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 101-2700 m

Réunion data
Oplophorus spinosus - Crosnier, 1987 : 699 (Réunion, coll. Marion Dufresne MD32, 2550-2700 m, MNHN).

New Caledonia data
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, CP55.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
EASTER ISLAND - Oplophorus spinosus - Burukovsky, 1990: 194 (Seamounts Sala y Gòmez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 24°58' S / 88°31' W; 500-700 m). - Vereshchaka, 1990: 140 (Seamounts Sala y Gòmez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 21°41'S-25°58' / 81°19'-100°41'W; 160-2280 m). - Parin et al., 1997: 162, tab. 3 (List of Decapoda for the Nazca and Sala y Gòmez submarine ridges). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Oplophorus spinosus - Poupin, 1996b: 4, pl. 1g (Fangataufa; plancton 30-100m; coll. Frv Marara, fr); 1998: 9 (Checklist).

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