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Updated 8/15/2014

Family Labridae

HAWAII

Halichoeres ornatissimus

Juvenile Ornate Wrasse, Faga'alu, Samoa, 30 feet

Juvenile, Kahe Point, Oahu, Hawaii, 35 feet

 

Female, Makaha, 40 feet

 

Female, Waimea Bay, Oahu, 30 feet

 

Male, Turtle Canyon, Waikiki, 30 feet

Subadult, Makua, Oahu, 30 feet

 

Juvenile, Sharks Cove, Oahu, 20 feet

Male, Puako, Hawaii, 30 feet

Juvenile, Makua, Oahu, 30 feet

Male, LCU wreck, Oahu, 70 feet

 

Male, Makapu'u, Oahu, 25 feet



Male, Firehouse, Oahu, 20 feet



Subadult, Oahu


Rockpiles, Oahu, 15 feet
 

ORNATE WRASSE    la'o

Common on reefs at scuba depths, eye-catching neon green and black juveniles are spotted during summer months.  Feeds upon invertebrates.  Attains 6 inches.  Hawai'i and the Tropical Pacific.