Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Callinectes

Callinectes marginatus (A. Milne-Edwards, 1861)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009 for Callinectes larvatus a synonym) - Western Atlantic. 0-25 m.Ber, NCar–GMx, Carib–Brazil

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-25 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas, St Croix), ICA St Martin, St Barthélemy, Barbuda, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique, St Lucia, St Vincent, Tobago, Trinidad), IOV (Margarita, Cubagua, Tortuga, Los Roques, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba). 1-25 m. WA.
Callinectes marginatus - Rathbun, 1920a: 17, Curaçao, Aruba [coll. J. Boeke, 1905]. - Rathbun, 1924: 14, Curaçao [coll. C.J. van der Horst, 1920]. - Rathbun, 1930: 123, pl. 53, St Thomas, St Croix, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Curaçao, Aruba. - Rathbun, 1933: 49, St Thomas, St Croix. - Rathbun, 1936: 383, Aruba [coll. P. Hummelinck, 1930]. - Chace, 1956: 154, Los Roques. - Holthuis, 1959: 76, St Martin [Museum Philadelphia, coll. Van Rijgersma]. - Chace & Hobbs, 1969: 131, St Thomas, St Croix, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Margarita, Los Roques, Curacao, Aruba. - Williams, 1974: 727, St Thomas, St Croix, St Martin, St Barthélemy, Barbuda, Antigua, Guadeloupe, St Lucia, St Vincent (Grenadines), Tobago, Trinidad, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba [coll. Van Rijgersma , coll. P. Wagenaar Hummelinck; coll. R/V Velero III] . - Rodríguez, 1980: 322, Los Roques, Tortuga, Curaçao, Aruba [Los Roques, Aruba, Curaçao from literature]. - Lira, 2004: tab. 1, Tortuga [Also from literature]. - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: appendix, Cubagua [From literature]. - Vaslet et al., 2013: 245, annexe 3, Guadeloupe [from Bourgeois-Lebel 1982, not seen].
Callinectes larvatus - Carré, 2005: 23, Martinique - Callinectes larvatus Ordway, 1863 accepted as Callinectes marginatus (A. Milne-Edwards, 1861) in WoRMS (2016).
Callinectes (larvatus) marginatus - Questel, 2014: 14, St Barthélemy.
Callinectes marginatus - Saint Martin, RNN Inventory 15/04/2012, UF32141, photo dSTM_5485 - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012, det. E. Macpherson & Carmona-Suarez, Besse 2013, 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-6819, st. GM01, 1 m, JL502, photo; 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-6817, st. GN30, 3 m, JL1232, photo; 2 spp. MNHN-IU-2013-4915, st. GN30, 3 m, JL1232.

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