Decapoda - Caridea - Alpheidae - Alpheus

Alpheus estuariensis Christoffersen, 1984



World Distribution
Christoffersen (1984, Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia) - East coast of Florida; from Mississippi to Texas; Cuba; Dominican Republic; Trinidad; Curaçao; Brazil, from Ceara to Parana.

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

Vertical range : Shallow-waters (0-100 m) - Min-Max observed: 0-22 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: Lesser Antilles, ICA (Trinidad), IOV (Curaçao). 0-22 m. WA.
Crangron heterochaelis - Schmitt, 1924b: 65, Curaçao [coll. C.J. van der Horst, 1920] - Not A. heterochaelis Say, 1818 = A. estuariensis, cf. Christoffersen (1984: 204).
Alpheus estuariensis Christoffersen, 1984: 191, Trinidad, Curaçao. - Vera-Caripe et al., 2013: 13, Coche.

Comment(s) on data
cf. Christoffersen (1984: 204) - Apart from the misidentifications referred by Chace (1972), I have found that specimens assigned to A. heterochaelis from Texas (Evermann, 1892) and Curacao (Schmitt, 1924) belong to A. estuariensis

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