Decapoda - Caridea - Pandalidae - Plesionika

Plesionika bifurca Alcock & Anderson, 1894



World Distribution
(Fransen, 2006: 68; Li, 2006: 368) - P. bifurca - Gulf of Aden, eastern Africa to Indonesia, Philippines, South China Sea, and southern Japan; at depths of 220-1412 m. Benthic on muddy bottoms.

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 500-1200 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Plesionika bifurca. - Unpublished sp. - Austral, Tubuai Island, coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, stn CP1965, trawl (500-1200 m), det. T.Y. Chan after examination of 4 specimens (Lc 11.5-15.5 mm) in MNHN (pers. com. June 2007).
Plesionika bifurca - TARASOC 2009, st. CP3478, 678-810 m, Moorea - Paris MNHN-IU-2011-4406
Plesionika bifurca - TARASOC 2009, st. CP3480, 880-900 m, Moorea - Paris MNHN-IU-2011-3979

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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