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Updated 12/15/2015

Family Labridae


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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


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

Male, Palea Point, Oahu, 60 feet


Male, Sea Tiger, Oahu, 90 feet




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.