Decapoda - Achelata - Palinuridae - Panulirus

Panulirus argus (Latreille, 1804)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - Western Atlantic - 1-90+m. Ber, NCar–Brazil, GMx, Carib - Also eastern Atlantic (Côte d'Ivoire).

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-90 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas), ICA (St Martin, St Barthélemy, Saba, St Eustatius, Guadeloupe, Isla de Aves, Martinique, Barbados, Tobago, Trinidad), IOV (Margarita, Cubagua, Blanquilla, Tortuga, Los Roques, Orchilla, Las Aves archipelago, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba). 1-90 m. ATL.
Palinurus americanus H. Milne Edwards, 1837: 298, Habite les Antilles.
Panulirus argus - H. Milne Edwards, 1837: 300, Habite les Antilles. - Rathbun, 1920a: 10, Saba, Curaçao, Aruba [coll. J. Boeke, 1905]. - Schmitt, 1924a:86, Barbados (Pelican Island). - Schmitt, 1935: 172, St Thomas. - Schmitt, 1936: 373, Aruba [coll. P. Hummelinck, 1930]. - Monod, 1939: 559, Guadeloupe ['Basse-Terre, drague, 15-20 m']. - Chace, 1956: 151, Los Roques. - Holthuis & Zaneveld, 1958: 20, 25, St Martin (Maarten), Saba, St Eustatius, Las Aves archipelago, Bonaire (Klein Bonaire), Curaçao, Aruba. - Holthuis, 1991: 134, fig. 258, Aruba, Curaçao, Martinique [In distribution]. - Rodríguez, 1980: 202, Orchilla. - Scelzo & Varela, 1988: 37, Blanquilla. - Garcia et al., 1998: 27, Isla de Aves [From literature]. - Hernández et al, 1999: tab. 1, Margarita [Laguna de Las Marites]. - Lira, 2004: tab. 1, Tortuga. - Carré, 2005: 23, Martinique. - Tagliafico et al., 2005: tab. 1, Margarita (Los Frailes). - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: appendix, Cubagua [From literature]. - Vaslet et al., 2013: 245, annexe 3, Guadeloupe [from Bourgeois-Lebel 1982, not seen]. - Questel, 2014: 13, St Barthélemy. - Faasse, 2016: 52, St Eustatius. - Hailey, 2017: 7, Tobago, Trinidad.
Senex argus Latreille - Doflein, 1899: 178, Martinique.
Panulirus species - Schmitt, 1924b: 73, Curaçao [coll. C.J. van der Horst, 1920; This is probably the natant stage of Panulirus argus (Latreille) found to be of frequent occurrence at Curaçao by Miss Rathbun (1920)]
Panulirus argus - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 2012, no UF [from TAXREF]. - Guadeloupe, Martinique, Bonaire, A. Bouxin, DORIS webpage 2016. - Guadeloupe - Karubenthos 2012, photo market Pointe-à-Pitre, A. Waren; det. E. Macpherson, Besse 2013, MNHN-IU-2013-6690, st. GR10, JL364, photo; MNHN-IU-2013-4276, st. GR24, JL735, photo; MNHN-IU-2013-6687, st. GM06, JL1020, photo; MNHN-IU-2013-6688, st. GM23, JL1026; MNHN-IU-2013-6689, st. GR46, JL1359. - Martinique, photos in situ Y. Buske, 2009-2015 [Arlet Bourg, Nord Cap enragé, Pointe Vierge, Anse Dufour]. - Martinique, groupe BIOSPHERES, November 2015, coll. R. Ferry, Y. Buske.

Comment(s) on data
DORIS, 13/7/2009, http://doris.ffessm.fr/fiche2.asp?fiche_numero=1838 (redaction A. Bouxin, Bonaire, Guadeloupe, Martinique).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database