Decapoda - Astacidea - Nephropidae - Nephropsis

Nephropsis aculeata Smith, 1881



World Distribution
Poupin (1994, Etudes & Thèses) - Western Atlantic, Massachussetts to Bermudas, to Surinam and French Guiana. Lesser Antilles (Guadeloupe). 137-824 m, mostly 200-600 m.
Felder et al. (2009) - 137-824 m. Ber, Mass–GMx–nS Am
Melo (1999: 484) includes Brazil.

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 137-824 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: Bermudas, Massachussetts to Gulf of Mexico, northern South America. Lesser Antilles, VGI, ICA (Guadeloupe, Grenada, Trinidad), IOV (Curaçao). 137-824 m. WA.
Nephropsis aculeata - Bouvier, 1925: 409, Grenada [R/V Blake, st. 260, 291 brasses]. - Holthuis, 1974: 778, near Guadeloupe, R/V Oregon, near Grenada, east of Trinidad, NE Virgin Islands (also Johnson-Smithsonian Expedition, 1933 st. 23, 476-658 m, 18°32'N, 66°21'15''W, but off Porto Rico), off French Guiana, R/V Albatross, near Curaçao. - Holthuis, FAO, 1991: 37, fig. 64, distribution. - Poupin, 1994: 28, Guadeloupe [R/V Polka, 485 m, det. E. Macpherson (MNHN)]. - Gervain et al., 2002: 20, Guadeloupe [R/V Polka, trap 652 m].
Nephropsis aculeata - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. CP4532, 11 June 2015, 16°30.06'N, 61°37.54'W, 367-362 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18829; st. DW4588 or CP4588, 21 June 2015, 16°1.85'N, 61°24'W, 416-251 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18984; st. CP4643, 28 June 2015, 15°44.98'N, 61°11.07'W, 609-611 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19158.

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