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updated 9/8/2012

Family Harpidae

HAWAII

Harpa major

Oahu, 250 feet

MAJOR HARP

Uncommon in silty sand at scuba depths in Hawaii but common in shallow water elsewhere.  Emerges at night to feed upon shrimp.  Attains 5 inches.  Hawaii and the Indo-Pacific.  Harpa conoidalis is a synonym.