• Location: Romblon Island

  • Depth: shallow / medium depth

  • Cover Photo: Carl-Johan Nilsson

  • Original Name: Arete indicus, Coutière, 1903

The Striped Upside-Down Shrimp (Arete indicus) lives close to or on top of sea urchins. They are members of the Alpheidae family (Caridean snapping shrimps). They are interesting subjects for underwater macro photography, but not easy to spot for untrained eyes.