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Family Microdesmidae

HAWAII

Gunnellichthys curiosus

Kewalo Hump, Oahu, 85 feet

 

 

Ho'okena, Hawaii, 80 feet

 

CURIOUS WORMFISH

Rarely seen by divers in deep water over a rubble bottom.  Contrary to its name this species is difficult to approach.  Attains 4.5 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.