Decapoda - Stenopodidea - Stenopodidae - Stenopus

Stenopus earlei Goy & Randall in Goy, 1984



World Distribution
Goy & Randall (1986 : 98), WoRMS - Indo-ouest Pacifique. Afrique orientale, Comores, Hawaii.
Goy (2015, Zootaxa) - The species is known from type material collected in the Hawaiian and Comoro Islands. This author has examined specimens from Ashmore Reef, Coral Sea, Queensland, Australia (NTM Cr 0110285, NTM Cr 010645, NTM Cr 010679) and Madagascar (MNHN-NA 3589, MNHN-NA 3590, MNHN-NA 4362). The present record extends the species’ range west of New Caledonia.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-30 m

Mayotte data
Stenopus earlei - Goy & Randall, 1986 : 98 (Grande Comore, N de l'hotel Itasandra devant la 'grotte du coelacanthe', 20-30 m, 20 février 1975, coll. McCosker et al., femelle paratype, CAS 031662 et mâle paratype, CAS 030069).

New Caledonia data
Stenopus earlei - Goy, 2015, Zootaxa: 340, Loyalty Islands. MUSORSTOM 6, stn DW 474, 21°08.80’S, 167°55.50’E, 260 m, 22.II.1989, 1 male (MNHN-NA 11988).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database