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Updated 12/18/2015

Family Labridae

HAWAII

Pseudocheilinus octotaenia

Juvenile, Kea'au, Oahu, 50 feet

 

Palea Point, Oahu, 30 feet

Lanai Lookout, Oahu, 40 feet

 

EIGHTLINED WRASSE

Locally common on clear coral reefs at scuba depths.  A somewhat shy species which feeds upon small invertebrates.  Attains 5 inches.  Hawai'i and the Indo-Pacific.