Decapoda - Anomura - Parapaguridae - Paragiopagurus

Paragiopagurus ruticheles (A. Milne-Edwards, 1891)



World Distribution
Zhadan (1997). - The Atlantic: from the southern coast of Portugal to Senegal, including the Azores, Madeira and the Canary Islands. The Pacific: the Hawaii, Australia, Seamounts Sala y Gmez and Nazca ridge - Deep (200-440). - Lemaitre (2013: 339, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos) - Western Indian ocean: Madagascar. Western and central Pacific: Taiwan, Solomon Islands, Wallis and Futuna Islands, Vanuatu, Tonga, New Caledonia, Southern Australia, Hawaiian Islands, French Polynesia, and Nazca and Sala-y-Gmez Ridges. Eastern Atlantic: from southern coast of Portugal to Senegal, including the Azores, Madeira and the Canary Islands. Depth: 100 to 1440 m

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with anemones

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 110-1440 m

New Caledonia data
Lemaitre 2013: 338, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos - New Caledonia. MUSORSTOM 5: stn DW 301, 2206.90S, 15924.60E, 487- 610 m, 12.10.1986, 2 males 2.2, 2.8 mm, 4 females 1.7-3.0 mm (USNM). stn DW 305, 2209.27S, 15924.42E, 430-440 m, 12.10.1986, 1 male 1.8 mm (USNM). stn DW 306, 2207.66S, 15921.40E, 375-415 m, 12.10.1986, 2 males 2.5, 3.9 mm, 1 female 2.4 mm, 1 spm sex indet. 1.2 mm (USNM). stn DW 338, 1951.60S, 15840.40E, 540-590 m, 15.10.1986, 1 male 3.6 mm (USNM). SMIB 3: stn DW 5, 2455.00S, 16821.70E, 502-512 m, 20.05.1987, 1 male 3.8 mm, 1 female 3.1 mm (USNM). MUSORSTOM 6: stn DW 428, 2023.54S, 16612.57E, 420 m, 17.02.1989, 1 male 2.2 mm (USNM). stn DW 460, 2101.72S, 16731.45E, 420 m, 20.02.1989, 1 male 3.3 mm (USNM). SMIB 8: stn DW 150, 2454.30S, 16822.23E, 519-530 m, 27.01.1993, 1 female 3.4 (MNHN-Pg 6891). BAT HUS 2: stn DW 719, 2247.57S, 16714.58E, 444-455 m, 11.05.93, 2 females 2.8, 2.9 mm (MNHN-Pg 6886). BAT HUS 3: stn DW 838, 2300.81S, 16655.87E, 400-402 m, 30.11.1993, 2 males 2.2, 2.7 mm 1 female 2.4 mm (MNHN-Pg 6887). BAT HUS 4: stn DW 923, 1851.51S, 16324.17E, 470-502 m, 06.08.1994, 1 male 3.5 mm (MNHN-Pg 6888). NORFOLK 2: stn DW 2032, 2339S, 16743E, 420-450 m, 22.10.2003, 1 ovigerous female 5.0 mm (MNHN-IU-2008-16089). stn CP 2050, 2342S, 16816E, 377 m, 24.10.2003, 1 male 3.3 mm (MNHN-IU-2008-16088). stn CP 2114, 2345S, 16817E, 390-398 m, 31.10.2003, 1 male 3.8 mm (MNHN-IU-2008-16090). stn 2115, 2345S, 16817E, 377-401 m, 31.10.2003, 1 male 8.7 mm (MNHN-IU-2008-7559). stn DW 2136, 2301S, 16823E, 402-410 m, 03.11.2003, 1 male 5.1 mm (MNHN-IU-2008-16092). stn DW 2147, 2249.80S, 16716.09E, 496 m, 04.11.2003, 1 female 4.1 mm MNHN-IU-2012-1091. EBISCO: stn DW 2534, 2218.004S, 15928.136E, 340-390 m, 10.10.2005, 1 male 1.8, 1 ovigerous female 2.8 mm MNHN-IU-2012-1092. stn DW 2577, 2020.317S, 15841.62E, 280-399 m, 10.14.2005, 1 male 2.0 mm MNHN-IU-2012-1093. stn DW 2578, 2019.785S, 15839.714E, 180-440 m, 10.14.2005, 1 male 3.0 mm MNHN-IU-2012-1094. stn CP 2579, 2019.744S, 15839.721E, 180-440 m, 10.14.2005, 1 male 2.2 mm MNHN-IU-2012-1095. stn DW 2580, 2021.024S, 15839.800E, 180-448 m, 10.14.2005, 1 female 2.3 mm MNHN-IU-2012-1096. stn DW 2606, 1936.805S, 15842.062E, 320- 442 m, 10.18.2005, 3 males 2.7-2.8 mm, 1 female 2.7 mm MNHN-IU-2012-1097. stn DW 2607, 1934.300S, 15840.489E, 340-400 m, 10.18.2005, 1 male 2.5 mm MNHN-IU-2012-1098. stn DW 2610, 1933.147S, 15840.618E, 160-486 m, 10.19.2005, 3 males 3.1-4.0 mm, 1 female 3.7 mm MNHN-IU-2012-1099. stn DW 2617, 2005.805S, 16023.043E, 270-427 m, 10.20.2005, 1 male 2.6 mm MNHN-IU-2012-1100. stn DW 2631, 2103.78S, 16044.408E, 345-372 m, 10.21.2005, 1 female 3.2 mm MNHN-IU-2012-1101. BERYX 11: stn CP 21, 2445.03S, 16806.80E, 430-450 m, 17.10.1992, 1 female 3.3 mm (MNHN-Pg 6889), 1 female 5.4 mm (MNHN-Pg 6890). Tonga. BORDAU 2: stn CP 1510, 2105S, 17523W, 461-497 m, 31.05.2000, 1 male 3.4 mm, 2 ovigerous females 2.9 mm, 3.8 mm (MNHN-IU-2008-15713). stn CP 1643, 2105S, 17522W, 487 m, 22.06.2000, 1 ovigerous female 3.6 mm (MNHN-IU-2008-15726).

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Lemaitre 2013: 338, Tropical Deep Sea Benthos - Wallis and Futuna Islands. MUSORSTOM 7: stn DW 569, 1230.0S, 17651.2W, 300-305 m, 21.05.1992, 2 females 1.6, 2.9 mm (USNM). Vanuatu. VOLSMAR : stn DW 38, 2221.60S, 16843.10E, 420 m, 08.06.1989, 1 male 1.8 mm (USNM). stn DW 51, 20585S, 170034 E, 450 m, 04.07.1989, 4 ovigerous females 3.0-3.9 mm (USNM). - French Polynesia. BENTHAUS: stn DW 1897, 2734.27S, 14426.68W, 480-700 m, 08.11.2002, 2 males 4.6, 4.8 mm, 1 ovigerous female 4.4 mm, 5 females 3.6-4.8 mm (MNHN-Pg 6895). stn DW 1940 2349.28S, 14741.45W, 100-460 m, 15.11.2002, 1 male 3.8 mm, 1 ovigerous female 3.8 mm, 1 female 2.4 mm (MNHN-Pg 6896). stn DW 1951, 2349.08S, 14753.38W, 206-450 m, 17.11.2002, 1 female 1.6 mm (MNHN-Pg 6897). stn DW 1999, 2225.12S, 15122.15W, 270-500 m, 23.11.2002, 1 female 2.7 mm (MNHN-Pg 6898). stn DW 2000, 2225.11S, 15121.88W, 270-480 m, 23.11.2002, 1 male 3.4 mm (MNHN-Pg 6899). stn DW 2009, 2231.98S, 15119.85W, 320-450 m, 24.11.2002, 1 male 4.1 mm (MNHN-Pg 6900). For additional material examined, including specimen illustrated in Figures 8, 9, see Lemaitre (1990 as Sympagurus ruticheles, 1996).
EASTER ISLAND - Paragiopagurus ruticheles. - Zhadan, 1997: 67 (Seamounts Sala y Gmez and Nazca ridge, r/v Pr. Stockman, 2501.1'-2559.8'S, 9728.5'-10040.0'W, 290-400 m). - Sympagurus ruticheles - Parin et al., 1997: 163, tab. 3 (List of Decapoda for the Nazca and Sala y Gmez submarine ridges).

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