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HAWAII

Bathygobius cocosensis

Kaunolu Bay tidepool, Lana'i

 

Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

Kapoho Point, Kailua, Oahu

  COCOS FRILLGOBY       'O'OPU OHUNE

A common inhabitant of tidepools and rocky shores.  Capable of displaying spotted or banded pattern at will. Has 10-12 predorsal scales nearly reaching upper edge of preopercle.  Atains 3 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.  Formerly reported from Hawaii as Bathygobius fuscus.