Decapoda - Caridea - Palaemonidae - Periclimenaeus

Periclimenaeus bermudensis (Amstrong, 1940)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - 0-20 m, Ber, Fla Keys, Ver, Bah

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Hard bottom (rock and rubbles)

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-88 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: Bermuda, Florida Keys, Veracruz, Bahamas. Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe, Martinique), IOV (Cubagua, Los Roques). 0-20 m. WA.
Periclimenaeus bermudensis - Chace, 1956: 150, Los Roques. - Rodríguez, 1980: 93, Los Roques. - Carvacho, 1982: 17, Martinique. - Rodríguez, 1986, tab. 2, Los Roques. - Hernández-Ávila et al., 2007: appendix, Cubagua [From literature].
Pericilimenaeus bermudensis - Poupin & Corbari, 2016: in press Guadeloupe (first record), Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. DW4535, 12 June 2015, 16°39.34'N, 61°31.85'W, 75-88 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18863; st. DW4545, 14 June 2015, 16°30.17'N, 61°31.41'W, 82-60 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18947.
Comment: the shape of the rostrum indicate without doubt P. bermudensis for the Guadeloupe specimen. This is the first record for Guadeloupe and an extension of maximum deep range from 20 m to 75-88 m.

Comment(s) on data
Carvacho (1982: 17) - Armstrong signale avoir trouvé cette espèce associée à des éponges noires.

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