Red Line Sulawesi Shrimp – Caridina striata

red line sulawesi shrimp - caridina striata

Red Line Sulawesi Shrimp – Caridina striata is a lacustrine species endemic to the Malili lake system, Sulawesi, Indonesia. It is widely distributed in Lake Towuti, and found in fewer number in Lake Mahalona. Red Line Sulawesi Shrimp – Caridina striata is primarily red with striking white stripes (and a small number of white spots). The appendages are reddish and transparent, excluding the chelipeds which are bright white. The intensity of the shrimp’s colouration decreases when it is stressed.

The image below show the distribution of the species within the lake system.

caridina striata sulawesi shrimp distribution

 

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