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Updated 6/25/2018

Family Serranidae

HAWAII - ENDEMIC

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Female, Honaunau, Hawaii, 140 feet

 

Female, Kaumalapau, Lana'i, 130 feet

Females, Honaunau, Hawaii, 140 feet

 

Female, Kaumalapau, Lana'i, 130 feet

Male, Honaunau, Hawaii, 140 feet

 

Male, Kaumalapau, Lana'i, 130 feet

Male, Kaumalapau, Lana'i, 130 feet

 

Male, Honaunau, Hawaii, 130 feet

Male, Honaunau, Hawaii, 130 feet

 

 

Female, Honaunau, Hawaii, 70 feet

 



Male


Female

Female, South Kona, Hawaii, 55 feet



Male, Kaena Point, Oahu, 180 feet
   

HAWAIIAN LONGFIN ANTHIAS

Harems are uncommon along ledges exposed to current deeper than 80 feet where it feeds upon zooplankton.  Females yellow with a pink center, males multicolored.  Attains 4 inches.  Endemic to Hawai'i.  Formerly known as Pseudanthias ventralis hawaiiensis.