Decapoda - Caridea - Palaemonidae - Macrobrachium

Macrobrachium carcinus (Linnaeus, 1758)



World Distribution
Chace & Hobbs (1969: 97, US Natl. Mus. Bull.) - Florida and Texas, U.S.A., to Estado de Santa
Catarina, Brazil (Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, Saint Thomas, Saint Croix, Saint Martin, Dominica, Saint Lucia I., Saint Vincent, Barbados, Trinidad, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba).

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

Vertical range : Land & Freshwater - Min-Max observed: 0-0 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI (St Thomas, St Croix); Lesser Antilles, ICA (St Martin, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Martinique, St Lucia, St Vincent, Barbados, Grenada, Tobago, Trinidad), IOV (Cubagua, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba). Freshwater. WA.
Palaemon jamaicensis - H. Milne Edwards, 1837: 398, 'Antilles'. - Streets, 1872: 134, St. Martin [coll. Van Rijgersma]. - Sharp, 1893: 122, St Martin [coll. Van Rijgersma]. - Verrill, 1892: 353, Dominica [coll. G.E. & A.H. Verrill, 1890].
Bithynis jamaicensis - Pocock, 1889: 10, Dominica.
Palaemon montezumae - Nobili, 1898: 2, St Thomas [coll. Duchassaing] - Palaemon montezumae de Saussure, 1857 accepted as Macrobrachium carcinus (Linnaeus, 1758) in WoRMS (2016).
Macrobrachium jamaicensis - Schmitt, 1924a: 83, Barbados [cf. Holthuis, 1952]. - Chace & Holthuis, 1948: 24, Curaçao [Coll. P.Hummelinck].
Macrobrachium carcinus - Holthuis, 1952: 114, St Thomas, St Croix, St Martin, Guadeloupe, Dominica, St Vincent, St Lucia, Barbados, Grenada, Cubagua, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba [R/V Velero III for Cubagua]. - Holthuis, 1959: 76, St Martin [Museum Philadelphia, coll. Van Rijgersma]. - Chace & Hobbs, 1969: 93, St Thomas, St Croix, St Martin, Dominica, St Lucia, St Vincent, Barbados, Trinidad, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba. - Chace, 1972: 20, Antigua. - Hart, 1980: tab. 2, Tobago. - Rodríguez, 1980: 124, Cubagua. - Lévêque, 1974: 45, Guadeloupe. - Carvacho, 1982: 16, Martinique. - Lim et al., 2002: 42, tab 2, Martinique [eaux douces côtières]. - Debrot, 2003: 70, Curaçao. - Monti et al., 2010: 32, 58, Guadeloupe.

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