Decapoda - Caridea - Alpheidae - Alpheus

Alpheus pseudopugnax (Banner, 1953)



World Distribution
Anker (2013, Zootaxa) - Indo-West Pacific from southwestern Indian Ocean to Hawaii and French Polynesia. Indian Ocean: Reunion Island (present study). Pacific Ocean: Maui and Oahu, Hawaiian Islands (Banner, 1953); Palmyra Atoll, Line Islands; Moorea, Society Islands (present study).

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 2-20 m

Réunion data
Alpheus pseudopugnax - Anker, 2013: 275, Zootaxa, program BIOTAS, 1 ovig. female (cl 6.8 mm), UF 12880, Mascarene Islands, Reunion Island (La Réunion), Saint-Leu, Sec Jaune, -21.1533° -55.2811°, rocky slope, basalt blocks, fore reef, depth 6–15 m, rubble extraction, leg. H. Bruggemann, N. Hubert, F. Michonneau, G. Paulay, 17 Aug 2007 [fcn BREU-1359]; 1 male (cl 6.5 mm), UF 12873, Mascarene Islands, Reunion Island (La Réunion), Saint-Leu, Sec Jaune, -21.1533° -55.2811°, rocky slope, basalt blocks, fore reef, depth 6–15 m, rubble extraction, leg. H. Bruggemann, N. Hubert, F. Michonneau, G. Paulay, 17 Aug 2007 [fcn BREU-1350].

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Alpheus pseudopugnax - Anker, 2013: 275, Zootaxa, Moorea Biocode project, 1 female (cl 4.6 mm), UF 15443, French Polynesia, Society Islands, Moorea, of northern coast between Pihaena and Opunohu Bay, outer reef slope, depth ~12 m, rubble cracking, leg. S. McKeon, J. Moore, G. Paulay, 12 Oct 2008 [fcn BMOO-2258]; 1 ovig. female (cl 6.8 mm), UF 28992, French Polynesia, Society Islands, Moorea, south end of island, -17.60085° -149.84128°, reef flat, depth 20 m, leg. D. Uyeno, 17 Nov 2010 [fcn BMOO-15118].

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