Decapoda - Caridea - Hippolytidae - Parhippolyte

Parhippolyte uveae Borradaile, 1900



World Distribution
Fransen & Tomascik (1996, Zool. Med. Leiden) - Indo-West Pacific - Parhippolyte uveae is known from anchialine environments ranging from the western Indian Ocean to Hawaii: Aldabra, western Indian Ocean (Borradaile, 1917; Gordon, 1936; Bruce, 1972; Fricke, 1976); Halmahera, northern Moluccas, Indonesia (Holthuis, 1947; 1963); Tiniguiban Island, Philippines (Wear & Holthuis, 1977); Uvea, Loyalty Islands (Borradaile, 1899; Gordon, 1936); Sayawa Islet near Uvea, Loyalty Islands (Monod, 1968); Eniwetak Atoll (Bruce, 1987); Vatulele Island, Fiji Archipelago (Gordon, 1936; Derrick, 1957; Marden, 1958; Reed & Hames, 1967); Vanua Vatu and Vanua Levu Islands, Funafuti Atoll, Ellice Islands (Holthuis 1973); Oahu, Hawaii and Maui, Hawaiian Islands (Maciolek, 1983; Titgen & Fielding, 1986; Fielding & Robinson, 1987). ?Also Western Atlantic ?

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Hard bottom (rock and rubbles)

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-130 m

Réunion data
Poupin (2008, IRD Book), from photo F. Trentin. Also Mauritius, coll. & photo Clémence Gueguen, aquaculture specimen examined, deposited in MNHN.

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Monod T, Bull MNHN 2, 40: 772-778
Nouvelle Caledonie, STATION — Ledoyer, Zoologische Verhandelingen 211.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Parhippolyte uveae - Poupin, 1996b: 6, pl. 2f (Maupiti, Raiatea; 110-130m; coll. Frv Marara, fr); 1998: 25 (Checklist). - Remark: usually this species is littoral.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database