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Updated 6/28/2016

Family Synodontidae

HAWAII

Synodus variegatus

Ke'ei, Hawai'i, 40 feet

 

Pupukea, O'ahu, 40 feet

Kewalo Pipe, O'ahu, 50 feet

 

Puako, Hawai'i, 40 feet

 

Hale'iwa Trench, O'ahu, 50 feet

Sea Cave, O'ahu, 50 feet

 



Sunabe, Okinawa, 50 feet

Sunabe, Okinawa, 30 feet

REEF or VARIEGATED LIZARDFISH

Commonly seen as pairs on rocky reefs in clear water at scuba depths.  White with five reddish saddles and a lateral stripe of dark blotches, head of large fish yellowish-green.  Attains 10 inches.  Hawai'i and the Indo-Pacific.