Endangered Crustaceans of Africa
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Common Name Range ***
Mesocyclops insulensis Madagascar
Potamon spp. (1) Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
Tree Hole Crab Guinea, Liberia
Water Flea (1) Australia, South Africa


**What crustaceans are listed here?:

The Africa 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 African continent.
  • Crustaceans dwelling in or that travel to the Mediterranean Sea and any islands located in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Crustaceans dwelling in or that migrate to Madagascar and nearby islands (to the southwest of India or east of Madagascar).
  • Crustaceans dwelling in or that migrate to North Atlantic islands off the western coast of Africa.

Disclaimer:
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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