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Family Bothidae


Bothus pantherinus

Kahe Point, Oahu, 30 feet


Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, 30 feet

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 40 feet


Kahala, Oahu, 2 feet


Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 45 feet

Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 45 feet


Sharks Cove, Oahu, 45 feet

Pu'u Olai, Maui, 30 feet


Common on sand or rubble at any depth.  Forehead profile is rounded and the eyes are set close together, the forward edge of upper eye overlaps an imaginary vertical line from the back of the lower eye.  Attains 12 inches.  Hawai‘i & the Indo-Pacific.