The species profiles below are a one-stop-shop for information about the crustacean that the Southeast region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is responsible for protecting and/or recovering.
The Kentucky cave shrimp is an endangered species found only in underground streams in and around Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky. It lacks eyes and has a translucent body. Visit the species profile...
A Kentucky cave shrimp. Photo by John MacGregor, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.