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Updated 3/25/2013

Family Scorpaenidae

HAWAII

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Nanakuli, Oahu, 25 feet

 

Waimanalo, Oahu, 15 feet

Night, Blowhole, Oahu, 45 feet

 

Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 25 feet

 

Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 50 feet

Night, Waikiki, Oahu

 

Night, Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 15 feet

 

Lana'i Lookout, Oahu, 20 feet

Lana'i Lookout, Oahu, 20 feet

SPECKLED SCORPIONFISH

Very common within branches of Cauliflower and Antler Corals during the day, emerging at night to feed.  Greenish-yellow with reddish-brown blotches and peppered with small brown dots during the day, red or brown with white blotches and scattered brown dots at night.  Attains 3.5 inches.  Endemic to Hawai‘i.