Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Cronius

Cronius ruber (Lamarck, 1818)



World Distribution
(Hendrickx, 1995b: 134) - Atlantic. Eastern Pacific, from gulf of California to Perou and Oceanic Islands: Alijos, Clipperton, Galapagos. - Felder et al. (2009) - 1-110 m, NJer–Brazil, GMx, E Atl, E Pac

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-110 m

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
CLIPPERTON - Cronius ruber - Garth, 1965: 15 (Clipperton). - Richard et al., 1968: 6 (Clipperton). - Hendrickx, 1995b: 134 (distribution). - Poupin et al., 2007 (Clipperton new coll.).

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas), ICA (St Martin, St Eustatius, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique, St Lucia), IOV (Margarita, Bonaire). 1-110 m. WA-EP.
Achelous ruber - Doflein, 1899: 181, Martinique.
Cronius ruber - Stimpson, 1860: 225, St Thomas [coll. A.H. Riise]. - Rathbun, 1920a: 18, St Martin, St Eustatius [coll. J. Boeke]. - Rathbun, 1921: 68, Antigua [Barbados-Antigua Expedition 1918]. - Rathbun, 1930: 139, pl. 62-63, St Thomas, St Martin, St Eustatius, Dominica. - Rathbun, 1933: 51, St Thomas. - Rathbun, 1936: 383, Bonaire [coll. P. Hummelinck, 1930]. - Rodríguez, 1980: 326, Bonaire [from Rathbun, 1936]. - Carré, 2005: 23, Martinique. - Tagliafico et al., 2005: tab. 1, Margarita (Los Frailes). - Vaslet et al., 2013: 245, annexe 3, Guadeloupe [from Bourgeois-Lebel 1982, not seen]. - Mantelatto et al., 2009: 572, St Lucia.
Cronius ruber - Martinique, groupe BIOSPHERES, November 2015, coll. R. Ferry & Y. Buske, det. J. Poupin.

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