Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Charybdis

Charybdis hawaiensis Edmonson, 1954



World Distribution
Describe from Hawaii. Also French Polynesia, Society, Tuamotu (Poupin, 1994a), Mariannas (Paulay et al. 2003), Japan (Minemizu, 2000), Réunion from color photograph of specimens with similar color pattern.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-5 m

Réunion data
Charybdis (Charybdis) hawaiensis - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (Détermination préliminaire d'après des photographies de F. Trentin et A. Diringer). - Poupin, 2009: 21, IRD book, photo bottom, left.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Charybdis (Charybdis) hawaiensis - Poupin, 1994a: 28, fig. 24, pl. 3c (Taiaro; 10/20m); 1996a: 30, 78 (Checklist, det. A. Crosnier MNHN) - Tuamotu (Taiaro). - Gosliner et al., 1996: 235 (Photograph 858; Society and Tuamotu in distribution; p. 14 "Many of the localities reported are new to the literature and based on our own collections"). - Unpublished record, coll. & det. G. Paulay, February 10, 2001, Rangiroa, ca. 1 km S. of NW point of atoll, off Motu Maeherehonae (FLMNH-UF 1448). - Charybdis cf. hawaiensis. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 248, photo, field guide 'Au Vent des Iles Ed. Tahiti - French Polynesia, most often Society (Moorea, Tahiti).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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