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Family Oreasteridae

HAWAII

Culcita novaeguineae

Kapoho tidepools, Hawaii

 

Okoe Bay, Hawaii, 60 feet

Kahe Point, Oahu, 25 feet

 

Juvenile, Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

 

Lanai Lookout, Oahu, 30 feet

Lanai Lookout, Oahu, 30 feet

 

Lahilahi Cavern, Oahu, 50 feet

 

Blowhole, Oahu, 30 feet

 

 

Kewalo, Oahu, 40 feet

 

 

 

Sea Cave, Oahu, 85 feet

 

Juvenile, Portlock, Oahu, 35 feet

 

Makaha, Oahu, 25 feet

 

Mahi wreck, Oahu, 85 feet

Ala Moana, Oahu, 30 feet

CUSHION STAR

Locally common at scuba depths feeding upon coral.  Color extremely variable.  Commensal shrimp usually present on oral surface.  Attains 10 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.