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Family Creediidae

HAWAII

Limnichthys nitidus

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 35 feet

ELEGANT SANDBURROWER

Inhabits coarse sand pockets at scuba depths.  Common but rarely seen or photographed without considerable effort.  Attains 1 inch.  Hawai‘i and the Indo-Pacific.  Formerly known in Hawaii as Limnichthys donaldsoni.