|Scientific Name:||Caridina striata von Rintelen & Cai, 2009|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Endangered B1ab(iii,v)+2ab(iii,v) ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||De Grave, S., Wowor, D. & Klotz, W.|
|Reviewer(s):||Cumberlidge, N. & Smith, K.|
Caridina striata is endemic to Lake Poso and Lake Towuti (Sulawesi), two inter-connected lakes. These however count as a single location for assessment purposes based on the major threats of pollution (nickel mining), eutrophication and invasive species. As such the species is considered Endangered under criteria B1ab(iii,v)+2ab(iii,v).
The species is endemic to the Malili Lakes system (Sulawesi), occurring in Lake Towuti and Lake Mahalona (von Rintelen and Cai 2009).
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|Population:||No information is available.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||The species is a hard substrate dweller, primarily on rocks and between boulders.|
|Movement patterns:||Not a Migrant|
|Use and Trade:||
Caridina striata is available in the aquarium trade.
Current threats to the species are nickel mining (specifically polluting Danau Matano, a close connected lake to Towuti), introduced species (Nile Perch and Cyprinus carpio have been introduced to Towuti) and organic effluents from the rapidly expanding human population.
No conservation plans are currently in place.
|Citation:||De Grave, S., Wowor, D. & Klotz, W. 2013. Caridina striata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T197975A2507407.Downloaded on 23 April 2018.|
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