• Location: Romblon Island

  • Depth:  shallow / medium depth

  • Cover Photo: Oksana Maksymova

  • Scientific Name: Dasycaris zanzibarica, Bruce, 1973

The Zanzibar Shrimp (Dasycaris zanzibarica) is an interesting spiny shrimp, which is similar to the dragon shrimp, but displays different color patterns in tones of beige, brown and yellow with white stripes/highlights. During night time they display a stunning night coloration with star-like golden spots covering their body.