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Updated 9/21/2014

Family Pomacentridae

HAWAII

Chromis vanderbilti

Lanai Lookout, Oahu, 40 feet

 

Kahe Point, Oahu, Hawaii, 35 feet

Sharkfin, Lana'i, 60 feet

 

Lanai Lookout, Oahu, 45 feet

Sea Tiger, Oahu, 75 feet

 



Kaiser's, Oahu, 15 feet

Alligator Rock, Oahu, 25 feet



Ho'okena, Hawaii, 15 feet

 BLACKFIN CHROMIS

Very common in small aggregations feeding upon zooplankton just above the reef at scuba depths.  The lower lobe of the tail and anal fin is black.  Chromis acares has a yellow tail and is rarely seen in Hawai'i.  Attains 2.5 inches.  Hawai'i, Japan, and the Tropical Pacific.