Decapoda - Achelata - Scyllaridae - Scyllarides

Scyllarides aequinoctialis (Lund, 1793)



World Distribution
Holthuis (1991: 183, FAO Guide) - Western Atlantic from South Carolina and Bermuda via the West Indies to South Brazil (Sao Paulo State), including Gulf of Mexico, Carribean Sea. - Felder et al. (2009), 1-180 m.

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-180 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas, St Croix), ICA (St Martin, St Barthélemy, St Eustatius, Antigua, Montserrat, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique, Grenada), IOV (Blanquilla, Los Roques, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba).
Scyllarus aequinoxialis (sic) - H. Milne Edwards, 1867: 285, 'Habite les Antilles'.
Scyllarides aequinoctialis - Rathbun, 1920a: 10, St Martin [coll. J. Boeke, 1905]. - Holthuis & Zaneveld, 1958: 15, St Martin (St Maarten), St Eustatius, Bonaire, Curaçao. - Lyons, 1970: St Thomas, St Croix, St Martin, St Eustatius, Antigua, Montserrat, Dominica, Martinique, Grenada, Bonaire, Curaçao. - Rodríguez, 1980: 198, Los Roques [also St Martin, St Eustatius, Dominica, Curaçao, Bonaire from littérature]. - Scelzo & Varela, 1988: 37, Blanquilla. - Holthuis, 1991: 183, fig. 348, St Thomas, Martinique, Grenada, Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao [distribution]. - Carré, 2005: 23, Martinique. - Vaslet et al., 2013: 245, annexe 3, Guadeloupe [from Bourgeois-Lebel 1982, not seen]. - Questel, 2014: 14, St Barthélemy.
Scyllarides aequinoctialis - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 25/4/2012, UF32453, photo dSTM_7664. - Martinique, photo in situ, Y. Buske, 2014-2015.

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