Kahalu'u Beach, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii - August 31, 2006

These pictures were taken with Cathy's Canon PowerShot A540 digital camera at Kahalu'u Beach on August 31, 2006. Images are shown at a resolution of 640x480, but many are available either full-size or cropped from the 2816x2112 originals or in half size 1408x1056 by clicking on the links after the captions.

Yellowtail coris [Closer]

Rock-boring urchins and some neat looking coral. [1408x1056]

School of convict tang. [1408x1056]

Whitemouth moray eel [1408x1056]


Brown surgeonfish [1408x1056]

Coral with a couple of fish tucked in. Mutualism? [1408x1056]

Long-spined urchin [1408x1056]

Spiny urchin [1408x1056]

Orangespine unicornfish [1408x1056]

Slate pencil urchin [1408x1056]

Saddle wrasse [1408x1056]



Banded urchin [1408x1056]

Juvenile saddle wrasse [1408x1056]


Bird wrasse [1408x1056]

Reef triggerfish. Humuhumu-nukunuku-a-pua'a [Closer]

Parrotfish [Closer]

Lagoon triggerfish (apparently it is rare to spot them) [Closer]


Turtle! [Closer]


Check out the broken shell. Probably got knocked against a rock. [1408x1056]
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