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Updated 12/16/2012

Family Enoplometopidae

HAWAII

Enoplometopus occidentalis

Kea'au, Oahu, 45 feet

 

Corsair, Oahu, 110 feet

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 20 feet

 

Makua, Oahu, 35 feet

South Kona, Hawaii

RED REEF LOBSTER

Hides in dark holes and retreats when illuminated.  Decorated with stiff yellow hairs.  Attains 8 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.