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Updated 8/14/2016

Family Blenniidae

HAWAII 

Cirripectes vanderbilti   

Pupukea Firehouse, O'ahu, 20 feet

 

Frigate Point, Midway Atoll, 40 feet

 

Portlock, O'ahu, 5 feet



Hale'iwa Trench, O'ahu, 20 feet


Pupukea Firehouse, O'ahu, 20 feet



Pupukea Firehouse, O'ahu, 20 feet

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 25 feet

   

SCARFACE BLENNY

Common but skittish inhabitant of shallow reefs.  Purplish-brown with red lines on the face.  Attains 4 inches.  Endemic to Hawai'i.  Formerly known as Cirripectes variolosus.