Decapoda - Caridea - Crangonidae - Parapontophilus

Parapontophilus difficilis Komai, 2008



World Distribution
Komai (2008: 301) - Western Pacific: Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia, New Caledonia, Vanuatu and Solomon Islands, 435-1598 m, and abundant at 800-1100 m.

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 435-1598 m

New Caledonia data
Parapontophilus difficilis Komai, 2008: 301, New Caledonia. BIOCAL, stn CP 75, 22°19’S, 167°23’E, 825-860 m, 4.IX.1985, 1 F 11.0 mm, 2 ovig. FF 9.8, 11.0 mm (MNHN-Na 16205). BATHUS 1, stn CP 651, 21°41.80’S, 166°40.10’E, 1080-1180 m, 11.III.1993, 2 MM 7.0, 7.3 mm, 2 FF 9.0, 10.2 mm (MNHN-Na 16206). — Stn CP 660, 21°10.48’S, 165°53.19’E, 786-800 m, 13.III.1993, 3 FF 10.0-12.1 mm (MNHN-Na 16207). — Stn CP 661, 21°05’S, 165°50’E, 960-1100 m, 13.III.1993, 1M 7.7 mm, 1 F 8.4 mm (MNHN-Na 16208).

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