• Location: Romblon Island

  • Depth: shallow / medium depth

  • Cover Photo: Wolfgang Holz

  • Scientific Name: Neotroglocarcinus dawydoffi (Fize & Serène, 1956)

The Hole Coral Gall Crab (Neotroglocarcinus dawydoffi) can be recognized by the small dark spots covering the body and the legs and the darker area in the middle of the carapace that creates the optical illusion of a hole helping to camouflage the small crustacean in its coral habitat.