Decapoda - Caridea - Pandalidae - Heterocarpus

Heterocarpus dorsalis Bate, 1888



World Distribution
Fransen (2006: 53) - Red Sea and Gulf of Aden, plus Indo-West Pacific: East Africa (Kenya to South Africa), east to Japan, the Philippines, Indonesia, and French Polynesia. Also New Caledonia, western Samoa and South Atlantic Ocean (Tavares, 1999). - 185-1554m, often 680-1050 m.

Environnement : Marine - Substrat/Association : Hard bottom (rock and rubbles)

Vertical range : Deep (more than 100 m) - Min-Max observed: 500-1025 m

New Caledonia data
Musorstom 4 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP217.
Musorstom 6 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP427.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP324.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CC390.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CC384.
Musorstom 4 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP242.
Musorstom 5 Nouvelle Caledonie, CC367.
Musorstom 6 Nouvelle Caledonie, CP438.

Central Pacific data (Wallis & Futuna, Polynesia, Clipperton, Easter Island)
Heterocarpus dorsalis - Crosnier, 1986a: 362; 1988b: 62, fig. 2-3 (Tahiti; coll. Frv Marara, fr). - Poupin et al., 1990: 16 (French Polynesia). - Poupin, 1996b: 8, pl. 3a (Makemo, Tahiti, Tahuata; 680-1025m); 1998: 26 (Checklist).
Heterocarpus dorsalis - TARASOC 2009, st. CP3350, 981-992 m, between Tikehau & Rangiroa - Paris MNHN-IU-2011-3754
Heterocarpus dorsalis - TARASOC 2009, st. CP3350, 981-992 m, between Tikehau & Rangiroa - Paris MNHN-IU-2011-4133
Heterocarpus dorsalis - TARASOC 2009, st. CP3381, 830-988 m, Kaukura - Paris MNHN-IU-2011-4065
Heterocarpus dorsalis - TARASOC 2009, st. CP3391, 1002-1280 m, Tikehau - Paris MNHN-IU-2011-3965
Heterocarpus dorsalis - TARASOC 2009, st. CP3392, 998-1180 m, Tikehau - Paris MNHN-IU-2011-4304
Heterocarpus dorsalis - TARASOC 2009, st. CP3480, 880-900 m, Moorea - Paris MNHN-IU-2011-3739
Heterocarpus dorsalis - TARASOC 2009, st. DW3351, 976-983 m, between Tikehau & Rangiroa - Paris MNHN-IU-2011-4376

References : PDF list, 214 pp (1.4 Mo)

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