Decapoda - Caridea - Palaemonidae - Pliopontonia

Pliopontonia furtiva Bruce, 1973



World Distribution
New Caledonia, French Polynesia.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with anemones

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 15-40 m

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, PLG — Li X. & Bruce A.J., Journal of Natural History 40, 11,12: 611-738
Lagon 8 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW437 — Bruce AJ, Etudes & Theses 1: 221-279

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Pliopontonia furtiva - Field observation, 2006, photograph by P. Bacchet (first record), det. Bacchet/Fransen, Tahiti, outer slope 33 m. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 234, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti).

Comment(s) on data
Live in association with Corallimorpharia disc anemones (Discosoma, Ricordea, Rhodactis …).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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