Gastroptychus perarmatus

Author: Haig, 1968


General: Note the widely-spread chelae, a common feature of members of this family. Note that there are numerous species that are poorly described and look similar. Compare to G. iaspis.

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic, hard substrate. Most commonly associated with hard corals.

Additional Information

Consulting taxonomist: Adriana Gaytan-Caballero, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico.

Consulting taxonomist: Mary Wicksten, Professor, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.


Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Mejia Mercado, B.E., A. Hinojosa Corona and M.E. Hendrickx (2014). Explorando el Mar Profundo Del Golfo de California 2008 - 2014. 245 pp.

Mejía Mercado, B.E., A. Hinojosa Corona, and M.E. Hendrickx (2014). Explorando el mar profundo del Golfo de California E2008-2014. Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada. 245pp.

Citation: Gastroptychus perarmatus (Haig, 1968) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2018-10-19.
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