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Updated 3/21/2015

Family Muraenidae

HAWAII

Echidna nebulosa

Waikiki Aquarium

 

Ft. Kamehameha, O'ahu, 4 feet

 

Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 50 feet

Kewalo Pipe, O'ahu, 50 feet

 

Dumaguete, Philippines

Pokai Bay, O'ahu, 15 feet



Sharks Cove, O'ahu, 25 feet

Koloa Landing, Kaua'i, 40 feet

SNOWFLAKE MORAY     puhi kāpā     Kumo-Utsubo

Fairly common on shallow sandy reefs where it hunts during the day for shellfish, crushing them with molar-like teeth.  Attains 28 inches.  Hawai�i, the Indo-Pacific, and Tropical Eastern Pacific.