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Updated 3/21/2014

Family Pomacentridae

HAWAII

Plectroglyphidodon imparipennis

Koloa Landing, Kaua`i, 12 feet

 

Eggs, Sharks Cove tidepool, O'ahu

Juvenile, Makapu'u tidepool, O'ahu

 

Night, Makapu'u tidepool, O'ahu

 



Firehouse, O'ahu, 15 feet


Sharks Cove, O'ahu, 20 feet

BRIGHT-EYE DAMSELFISH

Common on shallow reefs and tidepools exposed to surge.  A solitary territorial fish that darts rapidly between holes in the reef and feeds upon small invertebrates.  Pale gray with a greenish head fading to yellow toward the tail, bright silver iris crossed by a black vertical bar.  Attains 2.5 inches.  Hawai'i and the Indo-Pacific.