Location: Romblon Island
Depth: shallow / medium depth
Cover Photo: Oksana Maksymova
Scientific Name: Dasycaris zanzibarica, Bruce, 1973
Type: Romblon Shrimps
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.