Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Callinectes

Callinectes danae Smith, 1869



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - Western Atlantic. 0-75 m. Ber, NCar–SE GMx, Carib–Brazil

Environnement : Marine & brackish - Substrat/Association : Soft bottom (mud or sand)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-68 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas, St Croix), ICA (St Martin, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Lucia, Barbados, Trinidad), IOV (Margarita, Tortuga, Curaçao, Aruba). 1-68 m. WA.
Callinectes danae - Rathbun, 1930: 118, pl. 51, St Thomas, Martinique, St Lucia, Barbados, Trinidad. - Rathbun, 1933: 49, St Thomas. - Chace & Hobbs, 1969: 130, St Thomas, St Croix, Martinique, St Lucia, Barbados, Trinidad. - Williams, 1974: 749, St Croix, St Martin, Martinique, St Lucia, Barbados, Trinidad, Curaçao, Aruba [in part coll., P.W. Hummelinck, L.B. Holthuis, R/V Albatross, R/V Velero III]. - Rodríguez, 1980: 323, Margarita. - Lira, 2004: tab. 1, Tortuga [From literature]. - Carré, 2005: 23, Martinique. - Vaslet et al., 2013: 245, annexe 3, Guadeloupe [from Bourgeois-Lebel 1982, not seen].
Callinectes danae - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, det. E. Macpherson & C. Carmona-Suarez, Besse 2013, MNHN-IU-2013-6820, GN29, 5 m, JL1153, photo.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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