Northern Ireland's Priority Species

Species list

All species listed are Priority Species but those that are not highlighted in bold do not yet have a species account. Text for these species will be added in due course.

Common NameScientific name
a hermit crab Cestopagurus timidus
a crab Atelecyclus rotundatus
a crab Inachus leptochirus
rugose squat lobster Munida rugosa
crawfish Palinurus elephas
a deep-sea shrimp Arrhis phyllonyx
opossum shrimp Mysis salemaai
white-clawed crayfish Austropotamobius pallipes