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Updated 3/16/2014

Family Apogonidae


Ostorhincus maculiferus  

Ke Iki Beach, Oahu, 20 feet

Peek-a-boo, Midway, 40 feet


Night, Cargo pier, Midway Atoll, 10 feet

Juvenile, Sand Island, Oahu, 10 feet


Uncommon under ledges & caverns by day emerging at night to feed upon zooplankton.  It is common in the cooler Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.  Attains 5 inches.  Endemic to Hawai'i.  Formerly known as Apogon maculiferus.