Decapoda - Caridea - Pandalidae - Plesionika

Plesionika williamsi Forest, 1964



World Distribution
Chan & Crosnier (1987); Burukovsky (1990) - World-wide tropical and subtropical seas; with certainty Atlantic, French Antilles to western Africa, Indo-West Pacific, from Madagascar, Réunion, Seychelles, Kiribati, French Polynesia, southeaster Pacific; Seamounts Sala y Gòmez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, ct 1951, 25°38' S - 86°34' W; 400 m; and Southeast of Easter Island, 35°56' S - 100°41' W). - Deep (300-1140 m).

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 310-600 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
EASTER ISLAND - Plesionika (Plesionika) aff. willamsi - Burukovsky, 1990: 206 (Seamounts Sala y Gòmez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, ct 1951, 25°38' S - 86°34' W; 400 m). - Parin et al., 1997: 163, tab. 3 (List of Decapoda for the Nazca and Sala y Gòmez submarine ridges). - Plesionika crosnieri Burukovsky, 1992: 145 (same as Burukovsky, 1990, plus CPTM 8099 "Torok", 26-27 March 1990, 25°39' S - 86°51' W, 583-600 m; 14-15 October 1989, 35°56' S - 100°41' W, 517-520 m). - Plesionika alaini Burukovsky, 1993: 18 (nom. nov. for P. crosnieri Burukovsky, 1992). - Plesionika williamsi - Chan & Crosnier, 1987: 209 (Synonymy and distribution). - REMARK - R. Burukovky does not agree with the synonymy between P. alaini (Burukovsky, 1992) and P. williamsi Forest, 1964 (pers. com. 23th January 2003). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Plesionika aff. williamsi - Crosnier, 1986a: 373, fig. 4a-g (Tahiti). - Poupin et al., 1990: 16 (French Polynesia), in part, see under P. macropoda. - Plesionika williamsi - Poupin, 1996b: 12, pl. 5f (Bellinghausen = Motu One, Eiao, Fangataufa, Gambier, Makemo, Marutea South, Moruroa, Rurutu, Tahiti, Tahuata, Ua Pou; 310-470m; coll. Frv Marara); 1998: 29 (Checklist). - Chan & Crosnier, 1997: 209, fig. 14-15, 32-33 (Bellingshausen/Motu One, Eiao, Fangataufa, Makemo, Marutea South, Moruroa, Tahiti, Tahuata, Tubuai, Ua Pou (350-600; Syn).

Other data
Polynesie, CAS57 — Chan TY & Crosnier A, Musorstom 18, 176: 187-234
Polynesie, CAS235 — Chan TY & Crosnier A, Musorstom 18, 176: 187-234
Polynesie, CAS111 — Chan TY & Crosnier A, Musorstom 18, 176: 187-234
Polynesie, CAS59 — Chan TY & Crosnier A, Musorstom 18, 176: 187-234
Polynesie, CAS96 — Chan TY & Crosnier A, Musorstom 18, 176: 187-234
Polynesie, CAS473 — Chan TY & Crosnier A, Musorstom 18, 176: 187-234
Polynesie, STATION — Chan TY & Crosnier A, Musorstom 18, 176: 187-234
Polynesie, CAS402 — Chan TY & Crosnier A, Musorstom 18, 176: 187-234
Polynesie, CAS338 — Chan TY & Crosnier A, Musorstom 18, 176: 187-234
Polynesie, CAS299 — Chan TY & Crosnier A, Musorstom 18, 176: 187-234
Polynesie, CAS280 — Chan TY & Crosnier A, Musorstom 18, 176: 187-234
Polynesie, CAS279 — Chan TY & Crosnier A, Musorstom 18, 176: 187-234

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