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Updated 9/22/2012

Family Callionymidae

HAWAII

Callionymus comptus   

Female, Ke'ei, Hawaii, 75 feet

 

Female, Ke'ei, Hawaii, 75 feet

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 50 feet

 

Kailua Bay, Hawaii, 35 feet

 

Female, Sharks Cove, Oahu, 35 feet

ORNAMENTED DRAGONET

Common but usually overlooked on sand near hard reef at scuba depths.  Six orange spots on side.  Males ornamented with blue lines.  Attains 1.6 inch.  Endemic to Hawai‘i.