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Updated 6/28/2016

Family Pomacentridae

HAWAII

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



spawning



Honokohau, Hawaii, 30 feet

Night, Mahi wreck, Oahu, 85 feet



Juvenile, Kane'ohe Bay, O'ahu

    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.