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Family Labridae

HAWAII

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Juvenile, Pyramid Rock, Oahu, 80 feet

 

Subadult, Ke'ehi Pipe, Oahu, 35 feet

Female, Phoenix, Midway Atoll, 50 feet

Male, Angel Ledge, Midway Atoll, 90 feet

 

Male, Angel Ledge, Midway Atoll, 90 feet

 

Female, Sea Cave, Oahu, 70 feet

LINED CORIS         malamalama

Uncommon among sandy rubble near reefs at deeper scuba depths.  Feeds upon mobile invertebrates.  Attains 12 inches.  Endemic to Hawai'i.  Females were formerly known as Coris malamalama.