Endangered Crustaceans of Asia
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Common Name Range ***
Arctodiaptomus spp. (4) India, Russia, Turkey
Broad-fingered Crayfish Asia
Ceylonthelphusa spp. (14) Sri Lanka
Niphargus spp. (2) Italy, Russia, Slovenia, Turkey
Potamon spp. (6) Asia, Middle East
Stone Crayfish Asia
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**What crustaceans are listed here?:

The Asia section of this site lists the folllowing crustaceans appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Crustaceans that dwell in or migrate to any nation or region found on the Asian continent and many surrounding islands.
  • Crustaceans that dwell in or travel to the Black and Mediterranean Sea (and its islands).
  • Crustaceans that dwell in or travel to India and Russia.
  • Crustaceans that dwell in or travel to any Eurasian region.
  • Some species may be listed that dwell in or travel to some nearby areas of the Middle East (between Africa and Asia).
  • Crustaceans that dwell in or travel to Indonesia and nearby islands located in the South East Asian Archipelago.
  • Crustaceans that dwell in Middle Eastern countries between Africa and Asia

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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