Decapoda - Polychelida - Polychelidae - Stereomastis

Stereomastis sculpta (Smith, 1880)



World Distribution
Atlantic, Indonesia, Philippines, Fidji, Taiwan, Vanuatu
Felder et al. (2009) - 200-4000 m. Worldwide, except polar regions?

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Soft bottom (mud or sand)

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 200-4000 m

Mayotte data
Polycheles sculptus - Galil, 2000: 342, off Mayotte, BENTHEDI: stn CA 31, 12°37.4'S, 45°25.2'E, 1800 m, 25/03/1977: 2 males 20.4, 24.4 mm (MNHN-Pa 1709).

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: eastern and western Atlantic, Mediterranean, Indo-West Pacific (Galil, 2000). Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique, St Vincent, Grenada, Tobago), IOV (Testigos, Bonaire, Curaçao). 200-4000 m. Pantropical.
Polycheles sculptus Smith - Faxon, 1896: 155, Martinique, St Vincent, Grenada [R/V Blake, 357-1058 fathoms]. - Bouvier, 1925: 438, Guadeloupe, Dominica [R/V Blake]. - Galil, 2000: 342, St Vincent (Grenadines), Grenada, Testigos, Bonaire, Curaçao [R/V Oregon - between Grenada, Testigos, st. 2777, 11°36'N, 62°46'W, 522 m, 19/04/1960; between Curaçao, Bonaire and Venezuela coast, st. 4412, 11°49'N, 69°24'W, 540 m, 3/10/1963; st. 4413, 11°53'N, 69°25'W, 630 m, 3/10/1963; st. 4414, 11°54'N, 69°23'W, 720 m, 3/10/1963; st. 4428, 11°41'N, 68°57'W, 720 m, 6/10/1963; st. 4441, 11°03'N, 67°53'W, 900 m, 9/10/1963], Grenadines, Tobago [R/V Pillsbury st. 478, W. Grenadine Is, 11°34.4'N, 62°10.7'W, 598-597 m, 2/08/1966; st. 846, 11°37.48'N, 60°37.24'W, Tobago I., 659-1126 m, 2/07/1969; st. 850, 11°45.30'N, 61°29.30'W, Tobago I., 896- 923 m, 3/07/1969].
Stereomastis sculpta - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin [Following Galil (2000) key], st. CP4644, 28 June 2015, 15°46.96'N, 61°5.11'W, 898-835 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19169.

Other data
As Polycheles sculptus
Musorstom 10 Fidji, CP1353 — Ahyong S & Galil B.S., Zoosystema 28, 3: 713-746
Karubar Indonesie, CP54 — Galil BS, Musorstom 21, 184: 285-387
Galathea exp Indonesie, 489 — Galil BS, Musorstom 21, 184: 285-387
Karubar Indonesie, CP81 — Galil BS, Musorstom 21, 184: 285-387
Karubar Indonesie, CP73 — Galil BS, Musorstom 21, 184: 285-387
Karubar Indonesie, CP52 — Galil BS, Musorstom 21, 184: 285-387
Siboga exp Indonesie, 211 — Galil BS, Musorstom 21, 184: 285-387
Albatross Indonesie, D5657 — Galil BS, Musorstom 21, 184: 285-387
Albatross Indonesie, D5607 — Galil BS, Musorstom 21, 184: 285-387
Albatross Indonesie, D5619 — Galil BS, Musorstom 21, 184: 285-387
Albatross Indonesie, D5638 — Galil BS, Musorstom 21, 184: 285-387
Albatross Indonesie, D5654 — Galil BS, Musorstom 21, 184: 285-387
Siboga exp Indonesie, 18 — Galil BS, Musorstom 21, 184: 285-387
Albatross Indonesie, D5658 — Galil BS, Musorstom 21, 184: 285-387
Albatross Philippines, D5468 — Galil BS, Musorstom 21, 184: 285-387
Albatross Philippines, D5470 — Galil BS, Musorstom 21, 184: 285-387
Albatross Philippines, D5648 — Galil BS, Musorstom 21, 184: 285-387
Taiwan 2001 Taiwan, CP133 — Ahyong ST & Chan TY, The Raffes Bulletin of Zoology 52, 1: 171-182
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, CP1075 — Galil BS, Musorstom 21, 184: 285-387
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, CP1076 — Galil BS, Musorstom 21, 184: 285-387

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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