Hawaii's Endemic Fishes

Welcome to the Underwater world of hawaii. Diving in Hawaii means you are assured of seeing species you have not seen before. This is because Hawaii has a high percentage of species that are endemic, meaning they are found only here. Currently 23% of the fish, 20% of the mollusks, 18% of the algae and about 20% of the corals are considered endemic.

Monday, June 09, 2014

VIOLET- GILL NUDIBRANCH (Hypselodoris violabranchia)

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Saturday, May 24, 2014

ISLAND NUDIBRANCH (Hypselodoris insulana)

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PEASE’S or LOCUST NUDIBRANCH (Hypselodoris peasei)

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Saturday, May 10, 2014

SNOW-GODDESS NUDIBRANCH (Glossodoris poliahu)

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Saturday, May 03, 2014

GOLD-LACE NUDIBRANCH (Halgerda terramtuentis)

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Saturday, April 12, 2014

YELLOWTAIL CORIS (Coris gaimard)

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YELLOWTAIL CORIS, Juvenile

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YELLOWTAIL CORIS, Adult

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Thursday, February 06, 2014

LINED CORIS (Coris ballieui)

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LINED CORIS, Female

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LINED CORIS, Male

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Saturday, January 11, 2014

FANTAIL FILEFISH (Pervagor spilosoma)

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Wednesday, January 01, 2014

GARGANTUAN BLENNY (Cirripectes obscurus)

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Saturday, March 24, 2012

HAWAIIAN WHITE SPOTTED TOBY (Canthigaster jactator)

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YELLOWTAIL CORIS (Coris gaimard)

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Sunday, January 29, 2012

HAWAIIAN DASCYLLUS (Dascyllus albisella)

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Saturday, January 21, 2012

HAWAIIAN MONK SEAL (Monachus schauinslandi)

Female endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal named Kaiwi with a satellite tag

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Posted by alohadean on 01/21 at 07:35 PM
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Sunday, January 15, 2012

HAWAIIAN TIGER COWRY (Cypraea tigris schilderiana)

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Sunday, January 08, 2012

HAWAIIAN CHUB (Kyphosus hawaiiensis)

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