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Updated 3/16/2014

Family Tripterygiidae

HAWAII

Enneapterygius atriceps   



Sand Island, Oahu, 4 feet

Makai Pier, Oahu, 10 feet

Pupukea tidepool, Oahu

 

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 3 feet

 

Kaloko, Oahu, 2 feet

Waikiki, Oahu

 

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 3 feet

 HAWAIIAN TRIPLEFIN

Common on seaweed-encrusted reefs but usually overlooked due to their small size and effective camouflage.  Females green with light blotches, males reddish-brown, nuptial males with a dark head.  Attains 1 inch.  Endemic to Hawaii.