siarnEngriver prawnMaludang 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.