Caridina apodosis Cai & N.K. Ng, 1999



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1994 (De Grave, 2013; De Grave et al. 2015)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



mountain stream near Tai Tong village, New Territories, Hong Kong


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Cai, Y. and Ng, P.K.L. (1999). A revision of the Caridina serrata species group, with descriptions of five new species (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Atyidae). Journal of Natural History 33: 1603-1638.


Other references:

De Grave, S. (2013). Caridina apodosis. 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.


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