• Location: Romblon Island

  • Depth:  shallow / medium depth

  • Cover Photo: Philipp Eschweiler

  • Scientific Name: Vir smiti, Fransen & Holthuis, 2007

The Red-lined Coral Shrimp (Vir smiti)  is close related to the Bubble Coral Shrimp (Vir philippinensis) and quite similar except that the lines on legs and antennae are red and not purple/blue. They can be found hiding on their host coral at several dive sites in Romblon.