Decapoda - Caridea - Crangonidae - Parapontocaris

Parapontocaris caribbaea (Boone, 1927)



World Distribution
Felder et al. (2009) - 322-885 m. Fla Str–GMx, Bah, Carib–Sur

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

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 311-885 m

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: Florida Strait to Gulf of Mexico, Bahamas, Caribbean Sea to Suriname. Lesser Antilles, ICA (Guadeloupe, Barbados). 311-885 m. WA.
Parapontocaris caribbaea - Chan, 1996: 319, Barbados [R/V Blake, st. 273, 382 m]
Parapontocaris caribbaea - Guadeloupe (first record), Karubenthos II 2015, field det. J. Poupin, st. CP4532, 11 June 2015, 16°30.06'N, 61°37.54'W, 367-362 m, MNHN-IU-2013-18831; st. DW4587, 21 June 2015, 16°1.67'N, 61°24.01'W, 406-281 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19000; st. CP4648, 29 June 2015, 16°2.31'N, 61°27.3'W, 388-368 m, MNHN-IU-2013-19200.
Comment: Karubenthos II specimen determined with Chan (1996: 319) with previous local occurrence. This is a first record for Guadeloupe Island.

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