• Location: Romblon Island

  • Depth: shallow / medium depth

  • Original Name: Arete sp.

As the name suggests, the Black Upside-Down Shrimp (Arete sp.) and its relatives can be seen in its sea urchin habitat walking between the spines of the sea urchin upside-down. It’s an interesting behavior we’ve never observed with any other sea urchin associated shrimp.