Endangered Crustaceans of Central America
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Show all crustaceans of concern in Central America.
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Common Name Range ***
Allacanthos pittieri Costa Rica, Panama
Elsalvadoria zurstrasseni El Salvador
Epilobocera spp. (2) Dominican Republic, Haiti
Mastigodiaptomus purpureus Cuba, Haiti
Mona Cave Shrimp Puerto Rico
Parhippolyte sterreri Bahamas, Cuba
Phrygiopilus acanthophallus Guatemala
Potamocarcinus spp. (1) Honduras, Mexico
Ptychophallus tristani Costa Rica
Raddaus mertensi El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras
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**What crustaceans are listed here?:

The Central America section of this site lists the folllowing crustaceans appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Crustaceans that dwell in or migrate to any region found in Central America and any nearby islands between North and South America.
  • Crustaceans of the Caribbean Islands or Caribbean Sea.
  • Crustaceans that dwell in or migrate to the West Indies (Jamaica, Bahamas, Trinidad, etc.).

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.

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