The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Macrobrachium scorteccii Maccagno, 1961



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1957

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Cal Galloan spring, Somalia (northern)


Biology & Ecology










De Grave, S. (2013). Macrobrachium scorteccii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 29 March 2015.

De Grave S, Smith KG, Adeler NA, Allen DJ, Alvarez F, Anker A, et al. (2015). Dead Shrimp Blues: A Global Assessment of Extinction Risk in Freshwater Shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea). PLoS ONE 10(3): e0120198.

Holthuis, L. B. (1980). FAO Species catalogue. Vol. 1. Shrimps and prawns of the world. An annotated catalogue of species of interest to fisheries. FAO, Rome.


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