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Family Microdesmidae

Wormfishes

Small elongate fishes that inhabit burrows in sand or rubble in areas exposed to current where they feed upon zooplankton and small benthic invertebrates.  They are shy and rarely seen by divers.

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HAWAII

Gunnellichthys curiosus

CURIOUS WORMFISH