Decapoda - Anomura - Munidopsidae - Munidopsis

Munidopsis bradleyi Pequegnat & Pequegnat, 1971



World Distribution
Poupin (1994, Etudes & Thèses) - Western Atlantic, Haïti (20°N), Lesser Antilles (St Barthelemy, Nevis, Guadeloupe), Carribean Sea (off Colombia). 485-914 m. Mayo (1974) - Bahamas, Haiti, Lesser Antilles, 476-914 m.

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 476-914 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: Bahamas, Haïti, Caribbean Sea (Mayo, 1974; Poupin, 1994). Lesser Antilles, ICA (St Barthélemy, St Kitts, Nevis, Guadeloupe, Dominica). 276-914 m. WA.
Munidopsis bradleyi - Pequegnat & Pequegnat, 1971: 7, St Barthélemy, St Kitts, Nevis, Dominica [R/V Oregon]. - Mayo, 1974: 92, Guadeloupe, St Barthélemy, Dominica [R/V Pillsbury]. - Poupin, 1994, 38, Guadeloupe [Polka, 485-600 m, det. E. Macpherson (MNHN)]. - Gervain et al., 2002: 22, Guadeloupe [R/V Polka, trap 584-663 m]. - Baba et al., 2008: 135, 'Antilles' [Catalog].
Munidopsis bradleyi - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. DW4602, 23 June 2015, 16°2.67'N, 61°16.01'W, 670-507 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19036; st. DW4603, 23 June 2015, 16°1.62'N, 61°13.03'W, 388-266 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19035 [Extension of depth range from 266 m instead of 476 m].
Comment: this is a common species in Lesser Antilles, already reported around Guadeloupe from R/V Pillsbury (Mayo, 1974) and R/V Polka (Poupin, 1994) collections. With these new collections minimum depth range is set at 276 m instead of 476 m previously.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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