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Updated 9/29/2013

Family Zoanthidae

HAWAII

Zoanthus cf. sansibaricus

Firehouse, O‘ahu, 15 feet

 

Sharks Cove, O‘ahu, 15 feet

Wailupe, O‘ahu, 3 feet

 

 

Firehouse, O‘ahu, 20 feet

 

 

Makapu‘u Pinnacle, O‘ahu, 20 feet

 

Alligator Rock, Oahu, 15 feet

 

MAT ZOANTHID

Fairly common on limestone reefs in shallow water.  Color varies from gray, blue, green, to pink.  Formerly known as Zoanthus pacificus.  Hawai‘i and the Indo-Pacific.