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Updated 9/4/2021

Family Pomacentridae


Pycnochromis hanui   

Mahukona, Hawaii, 40 feet

Nuptial male, Airplane, Wai'anae, Oahu, 100 feet


Sea Tiger Wreck, Oahu, 85 feet


Lanai Lookout, Oahu, 45 feet

Sea Cave, Oahu, 65 feet


Juvenile, Sea Tiger Wreck, Oahu, 80 feet

Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 50 feet


Common alone or among groups of Pacific Agile Chromis at scuba depths where it feeds upon zooplankton.  Brown with a white tail and dark pelvic fins.  Nuptial males have a yellowish-brown zone in the center and bright eyes.  Attains 3 inches.  Endemic to Hawai'i.  Formerly known as Chromis hanui.