• Location: Romblon Island

  • Depth:  shallow / medium depth

  • Cover Photo: Christophe Kazmierski

  • Scientific Name: Cuapetes kororensis (Bruce, 1977)

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.