|Scientific Name:||Cerithidea decollata|
|Species Authority:||Linnaeus, 1767|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Lange, C.N. & Van Damme, D.|
|Reviewer/s:||Seddon, M., Van Damme, D., Graf, D.L., Appleton, C. & Bennett, L.|
This is a widespread species, reliant on mangrove habitat. It is not thought to be declining at a rate which would meet the threshold for a threatened category, and is therefore assessed as Least Concern.
|Range Description:||Globally, this species is found from East African coast and coasts of the west Indian Ocean.
Northeastern Africa: It is found on the coasts of Somalia
Eastern Africa: This species occurs in the eastern Africa coastal strip.
Native:Kenya; Somalia; Tanzania, United Republic of
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|Population:||Usually abundant where present.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||According to Brown (1994) is this species is mainly found in mangrove forests where specimens aggregate on trees and at high tide.|
|Major Threat(s):||The destruction of mangroves threatens this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||No data available.|
|Citation:||Lange, C.N. & Van Damme, D. 2010. Cerithidea decollata. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 10 December 2013.|
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