Decapoda - Anomura - Porcellanidae - Porcellana

Porcellana sayana (Leach, 1820)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - Western Atlantic (1-110 m). NCar–Fla, GMx, Carib–Brazil. - Poupin & Lemaitre, 2014: 22, tab. 2, Zoosystema, Virgin Islands, Lesser Antilles, ICA (Antigua, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Barbados), IOV (Coche, Margarita, Cubagua, La Blanquilla, La Tortuga, Los Roques).

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-183 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: North Carolina to Florida, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea to Brazil. Lesser Antilles, VGI (St Thomas, St John, St Croix, Jost Van Dyke), ICA (St Eustatius, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Barbados), IOV (Coche, Margarita, Tortuga, Cubagua, Blanquilla, La Tortuga, Los Roques). 1-183 m. WA.
Porcellana ocellata Gibes - Stimpson, 1859: 77, St Thomas
Porcellana robertsoni Henderson, 1888: 111, North of Culebra, St Thomas [R/V Challenger, st. 24, dredge, 390 fathoms].
Porcellana sayana - Henderson, 1888: 109, St Thomas [R/V Challenger, 16-24 March 1873, shallow water]. - Schmitt, 1924a:90, Barbados, English Harbor = Antigua. - Schmitt, 1935: 189, St Thomas. - Chace, 1956: 152, Los Roques. - Haig, 1956 : 31, Coche, Cubagua [coll. R/V Velero III, 1939]. - Gore, 1974: 715, Martinique, Margarita, Borracha, Los Roques [R/V Pillsbury, st. P-913, 46-48 m, st. P-721, 26-27 m, st. P-727, 64 m, st. P-745, 64-66 m]. - Haig, 1962: 186, St Thomas, St John, St Croix, Jost Van Dyke (Tobago) [Coll. Th. Mortensen, 1906, 1916]. - Rodríguez, 1980: 219, Coche, Cubagua. - Scelzo & Varela, 1988: 37, Blanquilla. - Lira, 1997, tab. 4, Margarita. - Lira, 2004: tab. 1, Tortuga. - Hernández et al, 1999: tab. 1, Margarita [Laguna de Las Marites]. - Tagliafico et al., 2005: tab. 1, Margarita (Los Frailes). - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: tab. 1, Cubagua. - Lira et al., 2012, tab. 1, Tortuga. - Poupin & Lemaitre, 2014: 22, tab. 2, Virgin Islands, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Barbados, Coche, Margarita, Cubagua, La Blanquilla, La Tortuga, Los Roques [Guadeloupe from Karubenthos 2012, see below]. - Faasse, 2016: 52, St Eustatius [photo of a specimen, fig. 4].
Porcellana sayana - Guadeloupe - Karubenthos 2012, st. GD33 (lot JL925), 16MAY2012, 16°24'N, 61°33'W, 130 m, 1 sp., MNHN-IU-2013-4986, 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-4986, 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-5063, MNHN-IU-2013-5064; st. GR27 (lot JL836), 15MAY2012, 16°22.57'N, 61°31.74'W, 8 m, 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-7159; st. GR31 (lot JL955), 17MAY2012, 16°23.26'N, 61°31.79'W, 14 m, 1 sp. about 8.0x7.5 mm, MNHN-IU-2013-4985, 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-5061. - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. CP4529, 11 June 2015, 16°24.4'N, 61°33.68'W, 176-183 m [Previous maximum depth reported for this species was only 110 m], MNHN-IU-2013-18877.
Comment: maximum depth range for this species extended herein from 110 m to 176-183. This species was already collected by dredge at 130 m around Guadeloupe, during Karubenthos I (Poupin & Lemaitre, 2014).

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