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Updated 9/22/2012

Family Odontodactylidae

HAWAII

Odontodactylus brevirostris

Ewa Pinnacle, Oahu, 85 feet

 

Pu'u Olai, Maui, 50 feet

 

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 50 feet 

SHORTNOSE MANTIS SHRIMP

Uncommon smasher-type mantis shrimp that inhabits burrows in sandy rubble at scuba depths.  Attains 3 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.