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Updated 12/18/2015

Family Serranidae


Pseudanthias bicolor

Sharkfin, Lana'i, 75 feet


Juvenile, Sharks Cove, 70 feet

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 70 feet

Ho'okena, Hawaii, 30 feet



Pu'u Olai, Maui, 50 feet


Juvenile, Wailea, Maui, 80 feet


Harems are locally common near outcrops exposed to current deeper than 50 feet where it feeds upon zooplankton.  Ovate with a pointed snout, orange above, pink below, tail lobes half magenta.  Attains 5 inches.  Hawai'i and the Central Pacific, west to Mauritius.