• Location: Romblon Island

  • Depth: shallow / medium depth

  • Cover Photo: Christophe Kazmierski

  • Original Name: Sandimenes hirsutus (Bruce, 1971)

The Hairy Urchin Shrimp (Sandimenes hirsutus) is sea urchin associated and can be found at shallow waters to medium depth at dive sites around Romblon Island. They prefer sandy areas and muck dive sites and seem to be more active during night time.