Endangered Crustaceans of Central America
Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones
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|Allacanthos pittieri||Costa Rica, Panama|
|Elsalvadoria zurstrasseni||El Salvador|
|Epilobocera spp. (2)||Dominican Republic, Haiti|
|Mastigodiaptomus purpureus||Cuba, Haiti|
|Mona Cave Shrimp||Puerto Rico|
|Ptychophallus tristani||Costa Rica|
|Raddaus mertensi||El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras|
|Somersiella sterreri||Bahamas, Bermuda - North Atlantic Ocean, Cuba, Mexico|
More endangered creatures in Central America:|
Corals, Jellyfish, and Sea Anemones | Plants
***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.).
In some cases, the creatures listed in this section may also be found on other continents or in other areas, which is why you may see additional
areas noted in the range column.
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
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