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Updated 12/29/2013

Family Hexabranchidae

HAWAII

Hexabranchus pulchellus

Okoe Bay, Hawaii, 45 feet

 

Suck 'em Up Cavern, Kona, Hawaii 

Egg mass, Firehouse, Oahu, 25 feet

 

 

Egg mass, Sharks Cove, Oahu, 25 feet

Ahihi Bay, Maui

 

 

Eggs with predatory Egg-Eating Nudibranchs

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 15 feet

Waimea Bay, Oahu, 15 feet

 

Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 10 feet

 

Sea Tiger, Oahu, 98 feet

Koke'e Beach tidepool, Hawaii Kai, Oahu 

 

Blowhole, Oahu, 25 feet



Eggs, Firehouse, Oahu, 20 feet


Juvenile, Ulua Beach, Maui

RED-MARGINED SPANISH DANCER

Uncommon except on the island of Hawaii.  Inner margin of dorsum is red, body streaked with white.  Attains 12 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.