Decapoda - Anomura - Diogenidae - Bathynarius

Bathynarius anomalus (A. Milne-Edwards & Bouvier, 1893)



World Distribution
Poupin (1994, Etudes & Thèses) - Western Atlantic, 11-27°N - 61-86°W. Includes Lesser Antilles (Barbados, Guadeloupe). 150-472 m.
Lemaitre & Tavares (2015, Zootaxa) - Northwestern Atlantic: from Straits of Florida, Bahamas, and Caribbean Sea. Depth: 150 to 472 m.

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 150-472 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: Florida Strait , Bahamas, Caribbean Sea (Lemaitre & Tavares, 2015). Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe, St Vincent, Grenada, Barbados), IOV (Curaçao). 150-472 m. WA.
Clibanarius anomalus A. Milne-Edwards & Bouvier, 1893: 157, pl. 11, fig. 13-23, St Vincent, Barbados, Grenada (Carriacou) [R/V Hassler, 100 brasses, Barbados, R/V ?Hassler/Blake, st. 231, 95 brasses, St Vincent. st. 141 , 163 brasses, Carriacou = Grenada, R/V Blake, st. 291, 73 brasses, Barbados].
Bathynarius anomalus - Poupin, 1994: 30, Guadeloupe [R/V Polka, 240-400 m, det. J. Forest (MNHN)]. - Lemaitre & Tavares, 2015: 467, Curaçao [CURASUB 2012, 220-290 m].
Bathynarius anomalus - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos II 2015, photo det. R. Lemaitre, st. DW4579, 17 June 2015, 16°19.2'N, 60°54.12'W, 264-228 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18974; st. DW4613, 25 June 2015, 16°24.16'N, 60°50.1'W, 210-240 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19064; st. DW4615, 25 June 2015, 16°23.16'N, 60°49.66'W, 270-226 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19072.
Comment: this species was recognized by R. Lemaitre. Its live color was already reported from Guadeloupe from R/V Polka trap fishing operations (Poupin, 1994, pl. 1g). More recently Lemaitre & Tavares (2015, fig. 1c) have also color photo from Curaçao, with similar pattern.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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