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Family Scorpaenidae

HAWAII

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Angel Ledge, Midway Atoll, 80 feet

 

Welles Harbor, Midway Atoll, 30 feet

Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 40 feet

 

Subadult, Sharks Cove, Oahu, 40 feet

Subadult, Sharks Cove, Oahu, 40 feet

 SHORTSNOUT SCORPIONFISH      nohu

Uncommon on rubble or barren reefs at scuba depths.  Stout with a round head and protruding eyes, color variable.  Attains 7 inches.  Endemic to Hawai‘i.