Decapoda - Dendrobranchiata - Aristeidae - Hepomadus

Hepomadus tener Smith, 1884



World Distribution
Recorded in the Atlantic (cf. Marbef). Probably Indo-West Pacific.
Crosnier (1985 : 860), Pérez Farfante & Kensley (1997 : 49) - Mondial. Atlantique. Indo-ouest Pacifique de l'Afrique orientale (Zanzibar), Madagascar, Réunion, Chagos, à Wallis & Futuna. Entre 765-5325 m.
Felder et al. (2009) - 1386-3780 m, W Atl, SrgS, Bah, GMx.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Pelagic or bathypelagic

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 600-3780 m

Réunion data
Hepomadus tener - Crosnier, 1985 : 860 (Réunion, coll. Marion Dufresne, MD32, st. CP82 en 1982, 2550-2700 m, MNHN Na6398).

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Hepomadus tener - Unpublishes specimens in MNHN collection, det. A. Crosnier 2005, coll. BENTHAUS Expedition, Tubuai I., st. CP1967, 600-1200 m.

Lesser Antilles data
Distribution: Lesser Antilles, ICA (Isla de Aves), IOV (Blanquilla, Los Roques, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba). 600-3780 m. Pantropical.
Hepomadus tener - Gore, 1985b: tab. 1, Venezuela basin, off Isla de Aves, Blanquilla, Los Roques, Bonaire, Curaçao, Aruba [USNS Bartlett, October-December 1981, st. 39-40, 58, 62-65, 89, 91, 93-94, 96 near sites P, 15°07'N, 69°22'W, 3950 m, T, 13°45'N, 67°45'W, 3950 m, and H, 13°30'N, 64°45'W, 3500 m].

Wallis & Futuna data
Musorstom 7 Wallis & Futuna, CP622 #Crosnier A, Musorstom 12, 161: 367-373

Other data
Musorstom 8 Vanuatu, CP1125 — Crosnier A, unpublished data.

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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