udangtangadnudangThis dark colored shrimp is frequently added to many of the food dishes that Iranun prepare. Typically this shrimp has a season when it is more numerous usually during light winds and little rain from January to May. It is believed that these shrimp come in from the sea and travel up rivers looking for a place to lay eggs.udangnudang220.127.116.11Small animals
udang galahbangkututnudang galahThis very darkly colored prawn has a light colored pattern on its shell and is typically found in freshwater rivers. It has been said that it builds its home in mud holes. This kind of shrimp provides less to eat because its tail is proportionally smaller than other shrimp. sipitannudang galahMacrobrachium rosenbergii
udang halusbubuknudang halusThis is a small species of prawn that is especially abundant during the months from January to April and is caught all along the shore using pull nets. This is the main ingredient in the unique local specialty called belacan in Malay or balatian in Iranun. See balatian entry.
udang sungaisiarnudang sungaiUsually this freshwater shrimp prefers freshwater rivers with muddy bottoms but occasionaly can be found in the rivers at the mouth of the sea. This prawn is very light in color and is commonly eaten with many foods and is main part of the dish called utak-utak. It has a few different seasons one when it is particularly abundant is from January to May when there is little rain and calm winds.