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Updated 9/22/2012

Family Callionymidae


Callionymus comptus   

Female, Ke'ei, Hawaii, 75 feet


Female, Ke'ei, Hawaii, 75 feet

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 50 feet


Kailua Bay, Hawaii, 35 feet


Female, Sharks Cove, Oahu, 35 feet


Common but usually overlooked on sand near hard reef at scuba depths.  Six orange spots on side.  Males ornamented with blue lines.  Attains 1.6 inch.  Endemic to Hawai'i.