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Updated 3/21/2015

Family Chaetodontidae


Chaetodon fremblii      endemic.gif (1686 bytes)

Juvenile, Kahe Point, Oahu, 30 feet


Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 30 feet

Lanai Lookout, Oahu, 30 feet


Juvenile, Makua, Oahu, 15 feet

Makapu'u, Oahu, 25 feet


Juvenile, Sharks Cove, Oahu, 30 feet


Fairly common on reefs to 200 feet from O'ahu to Kure Atoll, uncommon around the southern islands.  Feeds upon worm tentacles and small invertebrates.  Unlike other Hawaiian endemic species, this one has no close relatives.  Attains 5 inches.  Endemic to Hawai'i.