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Updated 12/30/2012

Family Scorpaenidae

HAWAII

Dendrochirus barberi    endemic.gif (1686 bytes)

Angel Ledge, Midway, 90 feet

 

 

Reef's End, Molokini, 40 feet

 

Juvenile, Ke Iki Beach, Oahu, 20 feet

Makai Pier, Oahu, 12 feet

 HAWAIIAN GREEN LIONFISH     nohu

Fairly common among seaweed-covered rocks on sandy reefs at any depth but normally hidden during the day.  Greenish brown with large red eyes, pectoral fins broad and fan-like.  Attains 7 inches.  Endemic to Hawai‘i.