Decapoda - Achelata - Scyllaridae - Scyllarides

Scyllarides haanii (De Haan, 1841)

World Distribution
Holthuis (1991 : 189) - Red Sea, Mauritius to Japan, Corea, China, Indonesia, Australia, Hawaii. Also Réunion, French Polynesia.

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-118 m

Réunion data
Scyllarides haani - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (Aquarium de St Gilles ; photographies J. Poupin, mue du spécimen de l'aquarium, A. Diringer).

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Unpublished specimens, communication from a Tahitian fisherman, Marc Letizia (det. T.Y. Chan, only from a colour photograph). This species was caught during a fishing campaign (1990) mainly in the south of the area (traps, 20-100 m, Marotiri and Rapa Islands, Thiers and Neislon bank) and also around the Marquesas (Eiao, 50-60m). According to A. Stein, Service des Recherches Marine, Tahiti, who kindly transmitted a photograph of this Scyllarides, about 2 tonnes were trapped by the fishing boat ! (e-mail January 27, 2000). - Unpublished specimens, IRD Marquesas PALEOTHUA 2002 Expedition, photograph Jean Michel Bore (det. J. Poupin from photograph only). - Unpublished specimens, Austral Islands (Tubuai, photograph Philippe Paccou, det. J. Poupin from photograph only). - Unpublished specimens, IRD BENTHAUS 2002 Expedition, Rapa, stn. BENTHAUS CP1908, trawl 100-118 m, det. J. Poupin with Holthuis FAO key. - AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Leg 2, coll. Evans, sample 0488, St 32, Tahuata, 20 m, probably a juvenile of this common species (comment T.-Y. Chan).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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