Reef Fish of Hawaii

Just wanted to put together a list of the fish we’ve seen while snorkeling in Oahu, Hawaii.

My husband and I are fish people, we have had numerous aquariums over the years and we are really enjoying the opportunity to see some of our favorite fish up close and personal!

Boxfish

Spotted Boxfish

Butterflyfish

Four Spot Butterfly

Raccoon Butterfly

Chub

Hawaiian chub

Coronetfish

Coronetfish

Damselfish

Hawaiian gregory

Sergeant major

Gobies

White spotted goby

Moorish Idol

Moorish Idol

Pufferfish

Ambon toby

Tangs

Achilles’s tang

Brown Tang

Convict tang
One of the most popular fish you’ll see!

Naso Tang

Orange Bar Tang

White spot tang

Triggers

humahuma trigger
(hawaii’s state fish, proper name humahumanukunukuapua’a)

Trumpetfish

Trumpetfish
had to pull this off my video, this guy was super shy!

Urchin

Pale rock-boring urchin
(chilling with some coral)

Pencil urchin

Wrasse

Christmas wrasse

Rock moving wrasse

2 thoughts on “Reef Fish of Hawaii

  1. Pingback: Guess who got a new underwater camera??? « Sink Or Swim

  2. Oh, you two are so cute! I can’t believe you actually get to play… you two deserve it after all those hard days and nights of studying… such beautiful fish, such a clear ocean at your end! Have fun!

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