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Updated 6/10/2022

Family Pomacentridae


Dascyllus albisella

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 30 feet


Fish Hole, Midway Atoll, 30 feet


Juvenile, Pupukea, Oahu, 30 feet


Juvenile, Haleiwa, Oahu, 30 feet


Kahe Point, Oahu, Hawaii, 35 feet


Main Channel, Midway Atoll, 30 feet


Night coloration, Puako, Hawaii, 40 feet


Koko Craters, Oahu, 25 feet


Kewalo, Oahu, 15 feet


Kewalo, Oahu, 50 feet


Kewalo, Oahu, 50 feet


Sea Tiger Wreck, Oahu, 85 feet


100-foot Hole, Waikiki, Oahu, 75 feet

Juvenile, Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 50 feet


Mokuleia, Oahu, 100 feet


Reef's End, Molokini, 60 feet

Juveniles, Makai Pier, Oahu, 12 feet


Honokohau, Hawaii, 30 feet

Night, Mahi wreck, Oahu, 85 feet


Juvenile, Kane'ohe Bay, O'ahu

Kaiona, Oahu, 4 feet

    HAWAIIAN DASCYLLUS or HUMBUG      'ālo'ilo'i

Common in groups feeding on zooplankton near rocky outcrops or Antler Coral where they hide when threatened.  Body and fins black, juveniles with tall fins and two white marks, saddle above the head soon fading, the central blotch spreading with age.  Sleeping fish are dark gray with a white spot below the dorsal fin.  Related to Dascyllus trimaculatus of the Indo-Pacific.  Attains 5 inches.  Endemic to Hawai'i.