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Updated 10/7/2012

Family Muraenidae

HAWAII

Enchelycore pardalis

Angel Ledge, Midway Atoll, 80 feet

 

 

Cargo Pier, Midway Atoll, 30 feet

Midway Harbor, 10 feet

 

Angel Ledge, Midway Atoll, 80 feet

 

Yawatano, Izu, Japan, 50 feet

 

Waikiki Aquarium

 

Kona, Hawaii

Kewalo, Oahu, 50 feet

  DRAGON MORAY     puhi kauila        Tora-utsubo

Relatively rare at scuba depths around the Main Hawaiian Islands, but common in cooler waters of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands and rocky areas of Central Japan.  Color and pattern variable.  Highly sought as an aquarium specimen.  Attains 3 feet.  Reported from scattered locations throughout the Indo-Pacific.  Formerly known as Muraena pardalis.