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updated 9/9/2012

Family Bothidae

HAWAII

Engyprosopon hawaiiensis  

Makua, Oahu, 30 feet

 

HAWAIIAN DWARF FLOUNDER

Locally common on fine sand at scuba depths but rarely noticed by divers.  Oblong with large eyes set close together.  Engyprosopon arenicola is similar but has smaller eyes.  Attains 3 inches.  Endemic to Hawai‘i.