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Family Syngnathidae

HAWAII

Doryrhamphus excisus

Kapoho Tidepool, Hawaii, 2 feet

Lembeh Strait, Sulawesi, Indonesia

BLUESTRIPE PIPEFISH

Uncommon in dark holes at any depth.  Brown with a blue stripe and fan-shaped tail.  Attains 3 inches.  Hawai‘i, the Indo-Pacific, and Tropical Eastern Pacific.