OCCURRENCE

Aretopsis sandybrucei, a new deep-water shrimp (Malacostraca: Decapoda: Caridea: Alpheidae) from the Coral Sea

Latest version published by Southwestern Pacific Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node on 21 June 2022 Southwestern Pacific Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node
A new alpheid shrimp, Aretopsis sandybrucei sp. nov., is described on the basis of three specimens collected from three deep-water banks in the Chesterfield Plateau of the Coral Sea, between New Caledonia and Queensland, Australia, at a depth range of 280–550 m. The new species is the first known deep-water species of the genus Aretopsis De Man, 1910, with its two congeners, A. amabilis De Man, 1910 and A. manazuruensis Suzuki, 1971, being confined to the lower intertidal and shallow subtidal areas, to a maximum depth of 50 m. Based on orphological grounds, A. sandybrucei sp. nov. can be easily separated from A. amabilis and A. manazuruensis by the generally much stouter third to fifth pereiopods, with their dactyli each bearing a very small secondary unguis on the flexor margin, in compar... More

Description

A new alpheid shrimp, Aretopsis sandybrucei sp. nov., is described on the basis of three specimens collected from three deep-water banks in the Chesterfield Plateau of the Coral Sea, between New Caledonia and Queensland, Australia, at a depth range of 280–550 m. The new species is the first known deep-water species of the genus Aretopsis De Man, 1910, with its two congeners, A. amabilis De Man, 1910 and A. manazuruensis Suzuki, 1971, being confined to the lower intertidal and shallow subtidal areas, to a maximum depth of 50 m. Based on orphological grounds, A. sandybrucei sp. nov. can be easily separated from A. amabilis and A. manazuruensis by the generally much stouter third to fifth pereiopods, with their dactyli each bearing a very small secondary unguis on the flexor margin, in comparison to a much stronger one in the other two species. Aretopsis sandybrucei sp. nov. also differs from A. amabilis and A. manazuruensis by the less contrasting colour pattern, including the more translucent, dull yellowish chelae and tail fan. An association of A. sandybrucei sp. nov. with a deep-water hermit crab appears to be highly likely due to the presence of several large hermit crabs (Paguridae) in at least one of the three dredge/bottom trawl hauls, which was also containing a paratype of the new species.

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Ashrafi H, Ďuriš Z, Anker A (2022): Aretopsis sandybrucei, a new deep-water shrimp (Malacostraca: Decapoda: Caridea: Alpheidae) from the Coral Sea. v1.0. Southwestern Pacific Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node. Dataset/Occurrence. https://nzobisipt.niwa.co.nz/resource?r=aretopsissandybrucei&v=1.0

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Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Hossein Ashrafi
Author
Department of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Science, University of Ostrava
Ostrava
CZ
Zdeněk Ďuriš
Author
Department of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Science, University of Ostrava
Ostrava
CZ
Arthur Anker
Author
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Campus Samambaia, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas
ICB-5, Av. Esperança, s/n., 74690-900
Goiânia, Goiás
BR

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Hossein Ashrafi
Author
Department of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Science, University of Ostrava
Ostrava
CZ

Who filled in the metadata:

Hossein Ashrafi
Author
Department of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Science, University of Ostrava
Ostrava
CZ

Who else was associated with the resource:

User
Kevin Mackay

Geographic Coverage

Coral Sea, South Pacific Ocean

Bounding Coordinates South West [-27.117, 123.126], North East [9.062, 159.817]

Taxonomic Coverage

Deep-water shrimp

Species  Aretopsis sandybrucei,  Aretopsis amabilis

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Ashrafi, Hossein, Ďuriš, Zdeněk, Anker, Arthur (2021): Aretopsis sandybrucei, a new deep-water shrimp (Malacostraca: Decapoda: Caridea: Alpheidae) from the Coral Sea. European Journal of Taxonomy 774: 42-57, DOI: https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2021.774.1527, URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2021.774.1527 DOI: https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2021.774.1527

Additional Metadata

marine, harvested by iOBIS