The Shi'kar Straits was an asteroid belt formed after a comet hit the homeworld of the Shi'kar species, obliterating it into many pieces. It was located in the Nembus sector of the Outer Rim Territories.
By the time of the Clone Wars, the Shi'kar Straits had become a haven for smugglers, pirates, and scavengers. The tumultuous asteroids prevented large Republic starships from policing the area. The Shi'kar Straits were visited by the Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, and Ahsoka Tano, who were trying to track down the Zygerrian Slavers Guild.
- Star Wars The Clone Wars 2: Slaves of the Republic - Chapter 2: Slave Traders of Zygerria (First appearance)
- Star Wars The Clone Wars 3: Slaves of the Republic - Chapter 3: The Depths of Zygerria (Mentioned in introduction)