• Location: Romblon Island

  • Depth: shallow / medium depth

  • Cover Photo: Wolfgang Holz

  • Scientific Name: Urocaridella urocaridella (Holthuis, 1950)

The Yellow-speckled Shrimp (Urocaridella urocaridella) is covered in small yellow, white and red spots, that form rings around the body. They can be found in various habitats around Romblon Island and seem to prefer sandy areas and sea grass near rocky reefs.