Procaris hawaiana

Scientific name: Procaris hawaiana.

Common Name: Shrimp, no common name.

Hawaiian Name(s): --

USFWS Status: Species of Concern.

Distribution: Hawaii, Maui

Map: --

Photo © 1972 J.A. Maciolek.

This shrimp was discovered in February 1972 by J.A. Maciolek in anchialine lava pools at Cape Kinau, Maui and also in anchialine pools at Lua o Palehemo, South Point on the Big Island of Hawaii. Only three populations of this rare shrimp are known.

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This page last revised 18 February 1997 by nle