Decapoda - Caridea - Oplophoridae - Systellaspis

Systellaspis debilis (A. Milne-Edwards, 1881)



World Distribution
Chace (1986); Hendrick & Estrada-Navarette (1989); Vereshchaka (1990) - western Atlantic from south of Greenland to Gulf of Mexico and Bahamas; eastern Atlantic from the Faeroe Islands to Angola; Indian Ocean, South Africa; Philippines; Indonesia; Hawaii; Eastern Atlantic, off Oregon; Seamounts Sala y Gòmez and south-western part of Nazca ridge. French Polynesia - Bathypelagic - Mesopelagic (150 m at night and 650-800 m during daytime).
Chace (1986); Hendrick & Estrada-Navarette (1989); Vereshchaka (1990) - Mondial. Atlantique ouest du Goënland au golfe du Mexique et Bahamas, Atlantique est, des îles Féroés à l'Angola, océan Indian, Afrique orientale, Madagascares, Mayotte, Indonésie, Philippines, Hawaii, Nouvelle-Calédonie, Polynésie française, Sala y Gòmez, ride de Nazca. Bathypelagique à mésopélagique 150 la nuite à 650-800 m le jour et plus profond (3716 m).
Felder et al. (2009) - 150-4594 m. Greenl, E & W Atl, S Afr, Indo-Pac

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Pelagic or bathypelagic

Vertical range : Pelagic or bathypelagic - Min-Max observed: 150-4594 m

Mayotte data
Systellaspis debilis - Crosnier, 1987 : 699 (coll. BENTHEDI, st. CH 31, 12°37,4' S, 45°25,2'E, 1800 m, 2 femelles ovigères 12,8 et 13,3 mm, MNHN Na9977 ; st. CH 87, 11°44'S, 47°35'E, 3716 m, 1 mâle 11,8 mm, 1 femelle 10,6 mm, 1 femelle ovigère 13,3 mm, MNHN Na9868). Mayotte region.

New Caledonia data
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, CP63.
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, CP26.
Biocal Nouvelle Caledonie, CP58.
Biogeocal Nouvelle Caledonie, CP225.
Biogeocal Nouvelle Caledonie, CP321.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CC367.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP324.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
EASTER ISLAND - Systellaspis debilis - Vereshchaka, 1990: 140 (Seamounts Sala y Gòmez and south-western part of Nazca ridge, 25°58'S / 100°41' W; 330-1800 m). - FRENCH POLYNESIA - Systellaspis debilis - Poupin, 1996b: 6, pl. 2a (Fangataufa; plancton 50-100m; coll. Frv Marara, fr); 1998: 10 (Checklist). - Unpublished specimens in MNHN collection, det. A. Crosnier 2005, coll. ?Frv Marara, south of Raiatea, 5 specimens.
Systellaspis debilis - TARASOC 2009, st. CP3391, 1002-1280 m, Tikehau - Paris MNHN-IU-2011-3755

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: Greenland, eastern and western Atlantic, South Africa, Indo-Pacific. Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe). 150-4594 m. Pantropical, Cosmopolitan.
Systellaspis debilis - Guadeloupe (first record for Lesser Antilles), Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. CP4643, 28 June 2015, 15°44.98'N, 61°11.07'W, 609-611 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19157.
Comment: this is a first record for Lesser Antilles by this pelagic species has a worldwide distribution.

Other data
Musorstom 1 Philippines, CP47 — Cleva R, Musorstom 5, 144: 69-73
Musorstom 3 Philippines, DR95 — Cleva R, Musorstom 5, 144: 69-73
Musorstom 2 Philippines, CP69 — Cleva R, Musorstom 5, 144: 69-73
Musorstom 2 Philippines, CP50 — Cleva R, Musorstom 5, 144: 69-73
Musorstom 1 Philippines, CP44 — Cleva R, Musorstom 5, 144: 69-73
Musorstom 2 Philippines, CP55 — Cleva R, Musorstom 5, 144: 69-73

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