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Updated 9/8/2013

Family Melithaeidae

HAWAII

Acabaria bicolor 

Driftwood - Red Hill, Hawaii, 45 feet

 

Phoenix, Midway Atoll, 40 feet

 

Makapu'u, Oahu, 20 feet

Makapu'u, Oahu, 20 feet

 

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BICOLOR GORGONIAN 

Rare under ledges and in caverns exposed to surge.  Attains 3 inches.  Yellow or red, rarely white.  Endemic to Hawaii.