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Updated 8/17/2013

Family Cirrhitidae

HAWAII

Cirrhitops fasciatus

Corsair wreck, Midway Atoll, 110 feet

 

Palea Point, Oahu, 30 feet

Kahe Point, Oahu, 25 feet

 

Sea Tiger Wreck, Oahu, 80 feet

Sea Tiger Wreck, Oahu, 80 feet

 

 

Mokuleia, Oahu, 100 feet

 

Portlock, Oahu, 25 feet

 

Corsair, Oahu, 105 feet

Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 50 feet

 

Sea Tiger Wreck, Oahu, 80 feet

 

Blowhole, Oahu, 20 feet



Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 15 feet


Firehouse, Oahu, 20 feet


Firehouse, Oahu, 20 feet
 
   

REDBARRED HAWKFISH      piliko‘a

Common on reefs at scuba depths.  Color and pattern varies from bright red to greenish brown with inverted Y-shaped bars and irregular dark patches on the gill cover and ahead of the tail.  A curious fish that props itself upon the reef waiting for food to drift by.  Attains 4.5 inches.  Restricted to Hawai‘i, Mauritius, and Madagascar.