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Updated 3/21/2015

Family Labridae

HAWAII

Coris gaimard

Juvenile, Ke'ei, Hawai'i, 30 feet

 

Juvenile, Waimea Bay, O'ahu, 30 feet

Juvenile, Firehouse, O'ahu, 35 feet

 

Juvenile, Waimea Bay, O'ahu, 25 feet

 

Subadult, Waimea Bay, O'ahu, 30 feet

Subadult, Koloa Landing, Kaua'i, 40 feet

 

Subadult, Sea Cave, O'ahu, 65 feet

 



Juvenile, Firehouse, O'ahu, 25 feet



Female, Firehouse, O'ahu, 25 feet

Female, Kahe Point, O'ahu, 30 feet

 

Male, Kaiwi Point, Hawai'i, 45 feet

Male, Sea Cave, O'ahu, 65 feet

 

Female, Hanauma Bay, O'ahu, 25 feet

Female, Hanauma Bay, O'ahu, 25 feet

 

Male, Kealakekua Bay, Hawai'i

Male, Red Hill, Hawai'i, 50 feet

 

Male, Reef's End, Molokini, 50 feet

 



Juvenile, Sharks Cove, O'ahu, 20 feet


Juvenile, Sharks Cove, O'ahu, 20 feet

  YELLOWTAIL CORIS    hīnālea ´┐Żakilolo

Females are fairly common on reefs exposed to surge, males uncommon, and juveniles common during late spring and summer.  Males have a greenish bar behind the pectoral fins.  Feeds upon invertebrates.  Attains 12 inches.  Hawai'i to Southern Japan, Indonesia, and the Tropical Pacific.