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Haleiwa Trench, Oahu, 50 feet
Sharks Cove, Pupukea, Oahu,
Ke Iki Beach, Oahu, 20 feet
Common on reefs as it searches for small invertebrate prey.
Red with thin brown lines.
Attains 8 inches. Bristle-like setae deliver a painful sting
and become embedded in the skin. Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.