Caridina striata 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Malacostraca Decapoda Atyidae

Scientific Name: Caridina striata von Rintelen & Cai, 2009
Common Name(s):
English Red Line/Red Stripe Shrimp (aquarium trade)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Endangered B1ab(iii,v)+2ab(iii,v) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2013
Date Assessed: 2011-11-16
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).

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:

The species is endemic to the Malili Lakes system (Sulawesi), occurring  in Lake Towuti and Lake Mahalona (von Rintelen and Cai 2009).

Countries occurrence:
Indonesia (Sulawesi)
Additional data:
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Population [top]

Population:No information is available.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:The species is a hard substrate dweller, primarily on rocks and between boulders.
Movement patterns:Not a Migrant

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade:

Caridina striata is available in the aquarium trade.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s):

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.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

 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 21 July 2018.
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