Location: Romblon Island
Depth: shallow / medium depth
Cover Photo: Christophe Kazmierski
Scientific Name: Cuapetes kororensis (Bruce, 1977)
Type: Romblon Shrimps
Group: Coral Shrimps
The Mushroom Coral Shrimp (Cuapetes kororensis) can often be found living in pairs. They are living in a symbiotic relationship with mushroom corals – often in rocky reefs. They are widespread all throughout the Western Central Pacific. Their body is transparent, red to black with a white spiny head.