Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Arthropoda
Subphylum
Crustacea
Class
Malacostraca
Order
Decapoda
Suborder
Pleocyemata
Family
Galatheidae
Genus
Munida
Species
iris
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
40 meters
Max Depth
1303 meters
Overall Geographic Range
Virginia–Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea–Uruguay, east Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea
Habitat-Biology
  • benthic
  • outer continental shelf
  • slope
  • deep sea