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Myripristis chryseres

Bulky Dump, Midway, 40 feet


Chromis, Midway, 50 feet

Molokini Back Wall, 100 feet

YELLOWFIN SOLDIERFISH         pa'ū'ū         Kibire-matsukasa

Uncommon in small groups under ledges deeper than 100 feet but much shallower north of Pearl & Hermes Reef in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.  Best observed along the outer wall of Molokini crater.  Attains 10 inches.  Hawai'i and the Indo-Pacific.