Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Charybdis

Charybdis obtusifrons Leene, 1937



World Distribution
Stephenson (1972 : 36) - Red Sea, Madagascar, India, Melanesia, Japan, Australia. Also Réunion, French Polynesia.

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

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

Mayotte data
Charybdis obtusifrons. - Expedition Glorieuses December 2012 (new record), st. Dive 11. - Expedition Juan de Nova December 2013, st1 (nr), 1 F 35x49 mm (photo), st5 (juvenile), st8 (1 juv. check), st8 (photo in situ), st20, intertidal, reef-sand

Réunion data
Charybdis (Goniosupradens) obtusifrons - Mission Poupin, avril 2008 (MNHN, St. 12, St Leu centre Chelonia, 1 femelle ovigère 40x60 mm, photographie J. Poupin).

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Charybdis obtusifrons - Unpublished record, coll. (?) & det. G. Paulay, Rangiroa (FLMNH-UF or photograph only ?). - Field observation, 2006, photograph by P. Bacchet, det. Poupin/Crosnier, Tahiti, outer slope at night. - Moorea Biocode project. - Salvat & Bacchet, 2011: 249, 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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