Neritina cristata 


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Cycloneritimorpha Neritidae

Scientific Name: Neritina cristata
Species Authority: Morelet, 1864
Regional Assessments:

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2009-05-01
Assessor(s): Jørgensen, A., Kristensen, T.K. & Stensgaard, A-S.
Reviewer(s): Seddon, M., Van Damme, D., Graf, D.L., Appleton, C. & Bennett, L.
Neritina cristata is a widespread species with no known major widespread threats.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1996 Data Deficient (DD)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species ranges from Sierra Leone to Gabon..

Central Africa: This species has a wide range along the coast of this region.

Western Africa: It is known from coastal areas, in particular Sierra Leone and Côte d'Ivoire.
Countries occurrence:
Angola (Angola, Angola, Cabinda); Cameroon; Congo; Congo, The Democratic Republic of the; Côte d'Ivoire; Equatorial Guinea (Equatorial Guinea (mainland)); Gabon; Sierra Leone
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Population [top]

Population: No information available regarding population sizes.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is found mainly in coastal areas.
Systems: Freshwater

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade: This species is used in jewellery.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No information available.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No specific conservation measures in place for this species.

Citation: Jørgensen, A., Kristensen, T.K. & Stensgaard, A-S. 2010. Neritina cristata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T14627A4450756. . Downloaded on 30 November 2015.
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