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Updated 6/21/2014

Family Muraenidae


Gymnothorax flavimarginatus

Portlock, Oahu, 45 feet


Kewalo, Oahu, Hawaii, 30 feet

Baby Barge, Oahu


100 ft. Hole, Waikiki, Oahu, 80 feet

100 ft. Hole, Waikiki, Oahu, 80 feet


Sea Cave, Oahu, 85 feet



San Pedro wreck, Waikiki, Oahu, 80 feet


Lahilahi Cavern, Oahu, 70 feet

Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 60 feet


Molokini Back Wall, 60 feet

Mokuleia, Oahu, 100 feet


Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 60 feet


Reef's End, Molokini, 60 feet

Sea Tiger, Oahu, 90 feet


Juvenile, Sharks Cove, Oahu, 35 feet



Honokohau, Hawaii, 30 feet


Common in reef crevices and caverns at any depth where it feeds upon fish, crab, and octopi.  Robust with a blunt snout and straight jaws that close completely.  Color consistent with a yellow base mottled by brown, a dark area surrounding the gill opening, and bright green or orange fin margins.  Attains at least 4 feet.  Hawai'i, the Indo-Pacific, and Tropical Eastern Pacific.