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Updated 12/15/2015

Family Labridae

HAWAII

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Female Psychedelic Wrasses, Hanauma Bay, 35 feet

Juvenile, Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 35 feet

 

Juvenile, Waimea Bay, Oahu, 30 feet

Juvenile, Waimea Bay, Oahu, 30 feet

 

 Female, Sea Tiger, Oahu, 95 feet

Female, Sea Tiger Wreck, Oahu, 95 feet

 

Female, Corsair, Oahu, 100 feet

Females, Sea Cave, Oahu, 60 feet

 

Juvenile, Waimea Bay, Oahu, 25 feet

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Male, YO-257 Wreck, Waikiki, Oahu, 80 feet

Male, Palea Point, Oahu, 60 feet

 

Male, Sea Tiger, Oahu, 90 feet

 

 

PSYCHEDELIC or REDTAIL WRASSE

Fairly common at deeper scuba depths among rubble.  Male maintains harem of several females, juveniles are common during summer months.  Attains 6 inches.  Endemic to Hawai'i.  Female formerly known as Anampses rubrocaudatus.