Decapoda - Caridea - Acanthephyridae - Acanthephyra

Acanthephyra purpurea A. Milne-Edwards, 1881

World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - 302-3292 m. N Atl 23–52° N, GMx, Carib

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Pelagic or bathypelagic

Vertical range : Pelagic or bathypelagic - Min-Max observed: 302-3292 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: North Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea, Suriname, French Guiana. Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe). 302-3292 m. WA.
Acanthephyra purpurea - Guadeloupe (first record for Lesser Antilles), Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. CP4644, 28 June 2015, 15°46.96'N, 61°5.11'W, 898-835 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19175.
Comment: This is a fist record for Lesser Antilles but this is common bathypelagic shrimp in the western Atlantic, between 23-52° N to French Guiana where it is illustrated by Takeda (1983).

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