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Troglocaris is a genus of freshwater shrimp in the family Atyidae. 10 °C (50 °F) in the winter to 11 °C (52 °F) in the summer. In some Dinaric caves, notably Vjetrenica, as many as three species may occur together.These stygobitic, whitish and eyeless shrimp are found in Southern Europe (Dinaric Alps and West Caucasus). Although locally very common, the small ranges of the individual species make them highly vulnerable to habitat loss, for example by water extraction. Their underground habitat is often extremely stable; for example, the Vipavska jama cave in Slovenia is home to a population of T. anophthalmus, and its water only varies from
These shrimp sometimes fall prey to olm salamanders, but are able to survive injuries if the attack fails.The Dinaric Troglocaris are the main host of several species of parasitic or epizoic flatworms of the family Scutariellidae (order Temnocephalida).
Troglocaris currently contains 15 described species, but there are also a number of undescribed species.Gallocaris inermis , a stygobitic shrimp from southern France, was formerly included in Troglocaris.
The Caridea, commonly known as caridean shrimp or true shrimp, are an infraorder of shrimp within the order Decapoda. They are found widely around the world in both fresh and salt water.
Hippolytidae is a family of cleaner shrimp, also known as broken-back shrimp or anemone shrimp. The term "broken-back shrimp" also applies to the genus Hippolyte in particular and "cleaner shrimp" is sometimes applied exclusively to Lysmata amboinensis.
Atyidae is a family of shrimp, present in all tropical and most temperate waters of the world. Adults of this family are almost always confined to fresh water. This is the only family in the superfamily Atyoidea.
Lake Towuti is a lake in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Surrounded by mountains, it is the largest lake of the island of Sulawesi and one of the five lakes of the Malili Lake system. A river flows from the lake to the Boni Bay. The town Laronda is located on its shore.
Palaemonidae is a family of shrimp in the order Decapoda. Many species are carnivores that eat small invertebrates, and can be found in any aquatic habitat except the deep sea. One significant genus is Macrobrachium, which contains commercially fished species. Others inhabit coral reefs, where they associate with certain invertebrates such as sponges, cnidarians, mollusks and echinoderms as cleaner shrimps, parasites, or commensals. They generally feed on detritus, though some are carnivores and hunt tiny animals.
Syncaris pasadenae is an extinct species of freshwater shrimp in the family Atyidae.
Troglocaris anophthalmus is a species of freshwater shrimp in the family Atyidae. It lives in karstic caves in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Italy and Slovenia. Although morphologically similar across its 500-kilometre (310 mi) range, molecular phylogenetics suggests that there are four or five cryptic lineages with more restricted ranges, although one such lineage does range unusually widely for a troglobite – over 300 kilometres (190 mi).
Typhlatya is a genus of shrimp in the family Atyidae. These are small, stygobitic shrimp found in the West Mediterranean region, Caribbean region, Ascension Island and the Galápagos, although the individual species often have very small ranges. Species in this genus are found in salt, brackish and fresh waters, mostly in anchialine habitats and none in the open sea.
Stygiocaris is a genus of shrimp from caves in the North West Cape and Barrow Island, Western Australia.
Lysmata is a genus of shrimp in the infraorder Caridea, the caridean shrimp. The genus belongs to the family Lysmatidae. Lysmata are popular ornamental shrimp in the marine aquarium trade for their bright color patterns, interesting behaviors, and ability to control certain aquarium pests such as sea anemones of the genus Aiptasia. They are known to command high prices on the pet market.
Birulia is a genus of shrimp. It is one of a group of genera that are usually treated as part of the family Hippolytidae, but have also been separated off as the family Thoridae.
Lake Dissoni, also known as Lake Soden, is a small lake in the volcanic chain in the Southwest Region of Cameroon. This volcanic lake has diameter of about 1.25 km (0.78 mi) and is at the southeastern foot of the Rumpi Hills.
Lysmata pederseni is a species of saltwater shrimp first classified as Lysmata wurdemanni. It is found in shallow waters of the Atlantic Ocean, and can be distinguished by its coloration pattern and its association with tube sponges.
Parhippolyte is a genus of cave dwelling decapod crustaceans, known as cave shrimps from the family Barbouriidae The type species Parhipplyte uvea was described in 1900 by the English carcinologist Lancelot Alexander Borradaile from specimens collected in the south western Pacific by Arthur Willey. As their vernacular name of cave shrimp suggests these species are generally found in marine caves as well as anchialine ponds and lagoons.
Caridina linduensis is a species of freshwater shrimp in the family Atyidae, endemic to Lake Lindu and its effluent stream in Sulawesi. It was known only from the type series, collected in 1904, and was recorded again in 2011 in a survey around Lake Lindu and is found in shallow littoral habitats of leaf litter, macrophytes, and dead wood. In the effluent stream it is found on soft substrates and slow flowing water, and is less common in the lake itself. The type locality of Lake Lindu was designated as a Recreation Park in 1978, and is part of the larger Lore Lindu National Park and UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. It is listed under IUCN criterion B1ab(iii,v) as Critically Endangered due to threats from introduced species of fish, land conversion to agriculture, logging, and shore disturbance caused by the grazing of water buffalo. Surveys are required to find the full distribution of C. linduensis, primarily its habitat in the effluent stream. C. linduensis is also sympatric with the recently described species Caridina dali and Caridina kaili.
Procaris noelensis is a species of shrimp, a single specimen having been described by Bruce & Davie from a freshwater/tidally influenced cave system on Christmas Island in 2006.
Periclimenes, commonly known as glass shrimp or cleaner shrimp, is a commensal and often symbiotic genus of semi-transparent shrimp within the family Palaemonidae. Species of this large genus feature a wide variety of coloration and patterns, widespread distribution throughout much of the world's tropical oceans, and are often sought out for aquarium trade.
Iazoni Cave Natural Monument also known as Tskaltsitela Cave is a karst cave located across the river Tskaltsitela near village Godogni, Terjola Municipality, just outside Kutaisi in Imereti region of Georgia, 135 metres above sea level. Cave is on the right bank of Tskaltsitela river, the tributary of the Rioni, near Godogni village bridge.
Motena Cave Natural Monument is a karst cave located 0.7 km to the south from village First Balda in Martvili Municipality in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region of Georgia, 437 meters above sea level. Cave is located on left bank of Abasha river. In Middle Ages Motena cave was integral part of the now lost fortress.