Endangered Crustaceans of the Middle East
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Common Name Range ***
Arctodiaptomus spp. (1) India, Russia, Turkey
Niphargus spp. (1) Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine
Potamon spp. (5) Asia, Europe, Middle East
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**What crustaceans are listed here?:

The Middle East section of this site lists the folllowing crustaceans appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Crustaceans that dwell in or migrate to any area considered apart of the Middle East.
  • Crustaceans that dwell in the Arabian Peninsula.
  • Crustaceans of Cyprus.
  • Crustaceans of Egypt, Israel or any other transcontinental (with Africa or Asia) area.
  • Crustaceans of the Mediterranean Sea and its islands.
  • Crustaceans of the Palearctic.
  • Crustaceans of Saudi Arabia.

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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