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Updated 12/18/2015

Family Hymenoceridae


Hymenocera picta

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 25 feet


French Frigate Shoals


Waikiki Aquarium


SE Oahu, 20 feet


Lana'i Lookout, Oahu, 15 feet



Rare due to collecting for aquariums, occurs under ledges at scuba depths.  Feeds upon sea stars and generally found as a pair.  Attains 2 inches.  Hawai'i, Indo-Pacific, Tropical Eastern Pacific.