Decapoda - Brachyura - Portunidae - Achelous

Achelous floridanus (Rathbun, 1930)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - Western Atlantic. 9-640 m. NCar–E GMx, Antil, Carib–Brazil.

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 9-640 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: ICA (Guadeloupe), IOV (Cubagua). 9-640 m. WA.
Portunus floridanus - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: appendix, Cubagua [From literature].
Achelous floridanus - Guadeloupe, Karubenthos 2012 (15-45 m), det. E. Macpherson & Carmona-Suarez, Besse 2013, 6 spp. MNHN-IU-2013-5223, JL425, 5 spp. MNHN-IU-2013-5224, JL425, 8 spp. MNHN-IU-2013-5227, st. GD08, 35 m, JL425; 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-5290, st. GD12, 45 m; 42 spp. MNHN-IU-2013-5202, st. GD17, 30 m, JL608; 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-5363, st. GD21, 40 m; 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-5350, st. GS05, 22 m; 1 sp. MNHN-IU-2013-5300, st. GS34, 15 m.

Comment(s) on data
Lot of specimens for Karubenthos 2012, but no photo?

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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