Decapoda - Stenopodidea - Stenopodidae - Stenopus

Stenopus devaneyi Goy & Randall in Goy, 1984

World Distribution
Debelius (2001: 116, Fieldguide) - Maldives to Hawaii - French Polynesia (Marquesas, ?Nuku Hiva, based on photo in situ by Y. Hubert).

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with corals (facultative)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-20 m

Mayotte data
Stenopus devaneyi - Mayotte, December 2022, scuba dive 60-98 m, photo G. Barathieu (no specimen), det. J. Poupin.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Stenopus devaneyi Goy & Randall, 1984: 117 (Marquesas). - Goy & Randall, 1986: 81, fig. 1-4 (Nuku Hiva; also Sri Lanka). - Remark: this record unnoticed during our first bibliographic research and kindly transmitted by J. Okuno (e-mail 13 Nov 1999) : "Stenopus devaneyi Goy & Randall, 1984, was described from Nuku Hiva I., Marquesas Is."
AAMP, Marquesas, 2012, Nuku Hiva, Leg 3, MQ2. Yann Hubert, photo, specimen totally blank with a red spot on lateral face of carapace. No specimen and photo not transmitted by Y. Hubert, after request. This could be S. devaneyi, with same color pattern, illustrated in Debelius (2001: 116, bottom, Fieldguide).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database