Decapoda - Caridea - Alpheidae - Synalpheus

Synalpheus townsendi Coutière, 1909



World Distribution
Anker et al. (2012: 71, Zootaxa) - 1-102 m. Western Atlantic: North Carolina to Florida and Texas; Gulf of Mexico; Bermuda; Caribbean Sea (e.g., Honduras, Panama, Jamaica, Curaçao, Barbados); Brazil: Ceará, Atol das Rocas, Alagoas, Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro.

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-102 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas, Tortola, Virgin Gorda), Lesser Antilles ICA (Barbuda, St Kitts, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique, Barbados, Grenada, Tobago), IOV (Margarita, Cubagua, Los Roques, Curaçao). 1-102 m. WA.
Synalpheus townsendi Coutière, 1909: 32, St Thomas [R/V Albatross, R/V Fish Hawk; also Vieques, Culebra]. - Schmitt, 1935: 151, St Thomas, Curaçao. - Chace, 1956: 147, Los Roques. - Chace, 1972: 104, Tortola, Guana Is, Virgin Gorda, Barbuda, St Kitts (St Christopher), Antigua, Dominica, Grenada (Carriacou), Tobago. - Carvacho, 1982: 19, Martinique. - Rodríguez, 1986: tab. 2, Los Roques. - Hernández et al, 1999: tab. 1, Margarita [Laguna de Las Marites]. - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: tab. 1, Cubagua. - Anker et al., 2012: 71, Barbados [in distribution].
Synalpheus townsendi - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, det. A. Anker 2014, MNHN-IU-2013-12113, st. GN18 (corrected from GM18), 40 m, JL695.

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