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Updated 12/18/2015

Family Scorpaenidae

HAWAII

Taenianotus triacanthus

Kahe Point, Oahu, 30 feet

 

Blowhole, Oahu, 30 feet

Makapu'u, Oahu, 30 feet

 

Angel Ledge, Midway Atoll, 80 feet

 

Firehouse, Oahu, 35 feet

 

Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, Hawaii, 50 feet

 

 

Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

 

Wakatobi, Indonesia, 50 feet

Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

 

Firehouse, Oahu, 35 feet

 

Kaloko, Oahu, 6 feet

 

YO-257 Wreck, Waikiki, Oahu, 100 feet

 

Portlock, Oahu, 20 feet

Ke Iki Beach, Oahu, 20 feet

 

Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 60 feet

 

Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 60 feet

 



Honokohau, Hawaii, 20 feet

LEAF SCORPIONFISH

Fairly common on reefs at any depth in depressions or near coral heads, occasionally rocking side-to-side like a piece of seaweed.  Highly compressed body with stout pectoral fins used for walking and support.  Color variable, usually cream or light brown.  Attains 4 inches.  Hawai'i and the Indo-Pacific.