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Updated 9/21/2014

Family Labridae

HAWAII

Pseudocheilinus evanidus

Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 50 feet

 

Sea Tiger Wreck, Oahu, 80 feet

 

 

Coconut Point, American Samoa, 60 feet

Diamond Head, Oahu



Ho'okena, Hawaii, 60 feet

CHINSTRAP or DISAPPEARING WRASSE

Locally common among rubble or Finger coral at scuba depths.  Appears brown at depth with a prominent white stripe on the cheek.  A somewhat shy species which feeds upon small invertebrates.  Attains 4 inches.  Hawai'i and the Indo-Pacific.