Decapoda - Dendrobranchiata - Penaeidae - Penaeus

Penaeus subtilis (Pérez Farfante, 1967)



World Distribution
Chace (1972: 8), Pérez Farfante & Kensley (1997: 79) - Western Atlantic, Cuba, Honduras to Brazil, including Antilles, and Caribbean coast of south America (Colombia).

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

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 1-192 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: VGI St John, St Croix), Lesser Antilles, ICA (St Martin, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Lucia, Trinidad), IOV (?Los Roques, Curaçao, Aruba). 1-192 m. WA.
Penaeus ?aztecus - Chace, 1956: 146, Los Roques [uncertain det. of juveniles; arbitrarily placed herein under P. subtilis].
Penaeus aztecus Ives - Holthuis, 1959: 76, St Martin [Museum Philadelphia, coll. Van Rijgersma]. - ?Not Farfantepenaeus aztecus (Ives, 1891) fide Pérez Farfante (1969, fig. 49).
Penaeus aztecus subtilis Pérez Farfante, 1967: 87, St John, St Croix, Antigua, St Lucia, Trinidad, Curaçao, Aruba. - Chace & Hobbs, 1969: 52, St John, St Croix, Antigua, St Lucia, Trinidad. - Vaslet et al., 2013: 245, annexe 3, Guadeloupe [from Bourgeois-Lebel 1982, not seen].
Penaeus (Melicertus) aztecus subtilis - Chace, 1972: 8, Antigua. - Lévêque, 1974: 45, Guadeloupe [det. Pérez Farfante].
Farfantepenaeus subtilis - Pérez Farfante & Kensley, 1997: 79, 'Antilles'.

Comment(s) on data
This species is classified herein under Penaeus s.l. (instead of Farfantepenaeus Burukovsky, 1997) following the morphological and the molecular data presented by Ma et al. (2011).

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