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Updated 9/13/2013

Family Pinguipedidae


Parapercis schauinslandi

Kahe Point, Oahu, 40 feet


Makua, Oahu, 30 feet

Juvenile, Makua, Oahu, 30 feet


Honaunau, Hawaii, 60 feet

Honokohau, Hawaii, 80 feet


Pu'u Olai, Maui, 60 feet

Pu'u Olai, Maui, 60 feet

Barbers Pt., Oahu, 125 feet


An inquisitive inhabitant of sand or rubble reefs at deeper scuba depths where it is common.  Feeds upon small benthic and planktonic invertebrates.  Attains 6 inches.  Hawai‘i and the Indo-Pacific.