Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Portunus

Portunus sanguinolentus (Herbst, 1783)



World Distribution
MASDEA, Poupin (BD - Internet) - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Afrique orientale, Somalie, Mozambique, Afrique du Sud, Madagascar, Seychelles, Maurice, Marshall, Hawaii, Polynésie française. 2-78 m. Comprend, Réunion, Mayotte, premier signalement.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with algae

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-78 m

Mayotte data
Portunus sanguinolentus - Mayotte, photographie transmise par J.-B. Nicet, pêche au Djarifa devant la mangrove ; photographies de Norbert Verneau, port de Dzaoudzi, de nuit sur fond sablo-vaseux, 3 m.

Réunion data
Neptunus sanguinolentus - A. Milne-Edwards, 1862, annexe F : 2 (Réunion, coll. Maillard). - Portunus (Portunus) sanguinolentus sanguinolentus - Ng et al., 2008 : 152 (Synonymie et liste à jour des noms valides).

New Caledonia data
Nouvelle Caledonie, CH14 — Moosa MK.
Nouvelle Caledonie, CP2 — Moosa MK.
Lagon 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW16 — Moosa MK.
Lagon 1 Nouvelle Caledonie, DW1 — Moosa MK.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Callinectes alexandri Rathbun, 1907: 61, pl. 2, fig. 1, pl. 9, fig. 3, 3a-b (Tahiti). - Guinot, 1985: 449 (List). - Poupin, 1996a: 31, 77, 78 (Checklist). - Remark: This portunid has been described from Tahiti, with a paratype from "Suva, Fidjis". According to Stephenson (1976: 13), it is in fact a non-identifiable Portunus. In Ng et al. 2008, list brachyura it is a synonym of P. sanguinolentus.
Neptunus sanguinolentus - Chabouis L. & F., 1954: 91, fig. 9 (French Polynesia). - Portunus sanguinolentus - Forest & Guinot, 1961: 29, fig. 17a-b, 18 (Tahiti); 1962: 58 (Biogeography "Tahiti-Tuamotu"). - Monteforte, 1984: 173, annex 1, tab. a (Moorea). - Salvat, 1986b: 72 (French Polynesia). - Poupin, 1994a: 31, fig. 27, pl. 3f (Mataiva, Tahiti; coll. Frv Marara); 1996a: 32 (Checklist). - Portunus sanguinolentus sanguinolentus - Stephenson, 1976: 19 (Tahiti). - Portunus (Portunus) sanguinolentus - Guinot, 1985: 449 (List) - Field observation - J. Poupin, September 1997, in Phanerogam, Gen. Halophila, Oponohu bay, lot of specimen observed during a dive at night. - Field observation, 2006, photograph by P. Bacchet, det. Bacchet/Poupin, Tahiti, outer slope at night, about 0.5 m. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 248, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti). - Mission CRIOBE 2014 (Moorea)

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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