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Updated 12/18/2015

Family Hymenoceridae

INDO-PACIFIC / HAWAII

Hymenocera picta

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 25 feet

 

French Frigate Shoals

 

Waikiki Aquarium

 

SE Oahu, 20 feet

 

Lana'i Lookout, Oahu, 15 feet

 

HARLEQUIN SHRIMP

Rare due to collecting for aquariums, occurs under ledges at scuba depths.  Feeds upon sea stars and generally found as a pair.  Attains 2 inches.  Hawai'i, Indo-Pacific, Tropical Eastern Pacific.