• Location: Romblon Island

  • Depth: shallow / medium depth

  • Cover Photo: Kurt Ochsner

  • Scientific Name: Phyllognathia simplex, Fujino, 1973

The Spiny Tiger Shrimp (Phyllognathia ceratophthalma) is a colorful shrimp and a favorite subject for underwater macro photography. They live often in pairs hidden among sponges, corals and algae. They feature numerous filamentous frills, spots and stripes and can be found at various dive sites around Romblon Island.