Skip to main content Skip to main navigation menu Skip to site footer
Article
Published: 2020-01-30

Rediscovery of Hansenomysis lucifugus (Faxon, 1893) (Crustacea, Mysida, Petalophthalmidae) in the eastern Pacific

Laboratorio de Invertebrados Bentónicos, Unidad Académica Mazatlán Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, P.O. Box 811, Mazatlán Sinaloa, 82000, Mexico
Programa de Postgrado en Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico
Crustacea Mysids Deep water western Mexico new records distribution

Abstract

The deep-water mysid, Hansenomysis lucifugus (Faxon, 1893), previously known only from the type locality off the Galapagos Islands, is rediscovered off western Mexico. A complete description is provided based on this new material. The new records correspond to a series of 15 adult females and increase the known distribution of this species by over 30° of latitude to the north, to 30°51.26’N–116°42.18’W. Although no precise depth range in the water column is known for this species, it has been collected in localities where total depth was at least 1848 m.

 

References

  1. Băcescu, M.C. (1971) Contributions to the mysid Crustacea from the Peru-Chile Trench (Pacific Ocean). Anton Bruun Report, 7, 7.3‒7.24.

    Birstein, J.A. & Tchindonova, J.G. (1970) New mysids (Crustacea, Mysidacea) from the Kurile-Kamtchatka Trench. Trudy Instituta Okeanologii, 86, 277‒291. [in Russian]

    Bravo, M.R. & Murano, M. (1997) New records of the genus Hansenomysis in Japan with description of a new species (Crustacea: Mysidacea: Petalophthalmidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 110 (2), 227‒235.

    Faxon, W. (1893) Reports on the dredging operations off the west coast of Central America to the Galapagos, to the west coast of Mexico, and in the Gulf of California, in charge of Alexander Agassiz, carried on by the U.S. Fish Commission Steamer “Albatross” during 1891. VI. Preliminary descriptions of new species of Crustacea. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 24, 149‒220.

    Faxon, W. (1895) Reports on an exploration off the west coasts of Mexico, Central and South America, and off the Galapagos Islands, in charge of Alexander Agassiz, by the U.S. Fish Commission steamer “Albatross” during 1891, Lieut.- Commander Z.L. Tanner, U.S.N., commanding. XV. The stalk-eyed Crustacea. Memoires of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 18, 1‒292, 57 pls.

    Gordan, J. (1957) A bibliography of the order Mysidacea. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 112, 283‒393.

    Hendrickx, M.E. & Estrada-Navarrete, F.D. (1996) Los camarones pelágicos (Crustacea: Dendrobranchiata y Caridea) del Pacífico mexicano. Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad e Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, UNAM, Mexico City, 157 pp.

    Hendrickx, M.E. & Hernández-Payán, J.C. (2018) Redescription of the mysid Petalophthalmus armiger Willemoes-Suhm, 1875 (Crustacea: Mysida: Petalophthalmidae) and distribution off western Mexico. Zootaxa, 4444 (3), 283‒298.

    https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4444.3.4

    Illig, G. (1930) Die Schizopoden der Deutschen Tisfsee-Expedition. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition auf dem Dampfer “Valdivia 1898–1899, 22, 400‒625.

    Mauchline, J. & Murano, M. (1977) World list of the Mysidacea, Crustacea. Journal of the Tokyo University of Fisheries, 64 (1), 39‒88.

    Mees, J. & Meland, K. (Eds) (2019) World List of Lophogastrida, Stygiomysida and Mysida. Hansenomysis lucifugus (Faxon, 1893). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species. Available from: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=226646 (accessed 27 August 2019)

    Müller, H.G. (1993) World Catalogue and Bibliography of the Recent Mysidacea. Wissenschaftlicher Verlag H.-G. Müller, Wetzlar, 491 pp.

    Murano, M. & Krygier, E.E. (1985) Bathypelagic mysids from the Northeastern Pacific. Journal of Crustacean Biology, 5 (4), 686‒706.

    https://doi.org/10.2307/1548246

    Price, W.W. (2004) An annotated checklist for the order Mysida (Crustacea: Malacostraca: Peracarida) from the Pacific coasts of the Americas (Alaska to Chile). In: Hendrickx, M.E. (Ed.), Contributions to the study of East Pacific crustaceans, 3, pp. 53‒77.

    Sánchez-Osuna, L. (2010) Abundancia y distribución de los Euphausiacea (Crustacea) del Golfo de California y Pacífico mexicano (1977–1991). Master Thesis, Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, UNAM, Mexico City, 206 pp.

    Stebbing, T.R.R. (1893) A history of Crustacea. Recent Malacostraca. Appleton and Co., New York, xvii + 466 pp.

    https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.1474

    Stuardo, J.R. & Vega, R. (2011) SEM study of Sandersiella chilenica sp. nov. (Cephalocarida), with a review of the integumentary structures and functional adaptations in the group. Gayana, 75 (1), 99‒122.

    https://doi.org/10.4067/S0717-65382011000100007

    Tattersall, W.M. (1951) A review of the Mysidacea of the United States National Museum. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 201, 1‒292.

    https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.part.16843

    Tattersall, W.M. & Tattersall, O.S. (1951) The British Mysidacea. Ray Society, London, 460 pp.

How to Cite

HENDRICKX, M. E., & HERNÁNDEZ-PAYÁN, J.-C. (2020). Rediscovery of <em>Hansenomysis</em> <em>lucifugus</em> (Faxon, 1893) (Crustacea, Mysida, Petalophthalmidae) in the eastern Pacific. Zootaxa, 4729(3), 416–428. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4729.3.8