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Updated 9/13/2013

Family Hippolytidae

HAWAII

Saron marmoratus

Haleiwa Trench, O‘ahu, 20 feet

Moku o Loe, Kaneohe Bay, O‘ahu, 3 feet

 

Kaupo tidepool, O‘ahu

 

Kaupo tidepool, O‘ahu

 

Sharks Cove, O‘ahu

Male, Haleiwa Trench, O‘ahu, 25 feet

 

Makapu‘u, O‘ahu, 20 feet



Barbers Pt., Oahu, 125 feet

Female, Haleiwa Trench, O‘ahu, 25 feet

MARBLED SHRIMP

Common on shallow reefs at night, the eyes reflect a golden light when shined upon.  Color varies from green to reddish brown.  Males have long arms.  Attains 4 inches.  Hawai‘i and the Indo-Pacific.