Decapoda - Gebiidea - Upogebiidae - Upogebia

Upogebia acanthura (Coêlho, 1973)

World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - 6-359 m. NE GMx, Bah & Carib–Brazil

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Associated with sponges

Vertical range : Shallow to deep-waters (e.g. 10-190 m) - Min-Max observed: 6-359 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: ICA (St Kitts, Montserrat, Barbados, Grenada), IOV (Curaçao). 6-359 m. WA.
Upogebia acanthura - Williams, 1993: 16, St Kitts (Redonda), Montserrat (Redonda), Barbados, Grenada, Curaçao [coll. R/V Pillsbury, 1969 st. P-852, P-956; coll. H.M. Reiswig, 1976; Redonda is between St Kitts, Montserrat].

Comment(s) on data
Williams (1993) - In Jamaica, the species lives commensally as male-female pairs in the agelasid sponge, Agelas sceptrum (Lamarck), and in A. dispar Duchassaing and Michelotti on the Florida Middle Grounds in the eastern Gulf of Mexico and the Bahama Islands (Williams, 1987).

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

This species in Worms Database