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Yes I am resorting to this again.  I have no shame.  

If you are new to one of these things it is just meant as a mild diversion from the other goings on around here.  I shot the photos.  I hope you like 'em.

Haleiwa Sunset
Hale'iwa Sunset

Moku Manu
Moorish Idols at Moku Manu

My Muslim sister points out to me the oxymoronic nature of the name of these fish. It isn't my fault.

Yellowmargin Moray
Yellowmargin Moray

Yellowhead Moray
Yellowhead Moray
A nice friendly looking fellow.

Imperial Nudibranch
Imperial Nudibranch
The structures at the top are gills, the two "horns" are rhynophores, sensory organs.

Oval Cup Coral
Oval Cup Coral
Nice tentacles.

Hinge-Beaked Shrimp
Hinge-Beaked Shrimp
These macro shots were all taken on a night dive.  At night you get lots of different critters out on the reef, especially crustaceans.

Hawaiian Swimming Crab
Hawaiian Swimming Crab
For example this crab...

Regal Slipper Lobster
Regal Slipper Lobster
and this lobster.

AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT

Brown Noddy
Brown Noddy

Brown Noddy
Another Brown Noddy

And now for the promised boobies!!!

Brown Booby
Brown Booby
Brown Boobies!  
wOOt!

Disappointed?

Spanish Dancer
Spanish Dancer
Spanish Dancer
A large nudibranch or sea slug.  Did that help?

Aloha all

Gold Dust Day Gecko
"Bye!"

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