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Updated 3/21/2014

Family Pomacentridae


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


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.  East Africa to Okinawa, Hawai'i and Pitcairn.