Fishes of Nationa Park of American Samoa

Marine invertebrates of Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park. is an illustrated list of species occurring within the park -- each name linked to a species by family. If illustrations are available, thumbnail pictures on the family list pages link to enlarged photos.

Or, you can browse pages of illustrations arranged by family. With some browsers holding your curser on the image will pop up the animal name. (There, clicking on any image jumps to the enlarged photo).

Plate 1. Zoanthids to stoney corals
Plate 2. Worms to cone shells
Plate 3. Sea slugs to crabs
Plate 4. Starfish to sea cucumbers

The principal sources of the plants listed here are from:

Brock, J. H. and R. E. Brock. 1974. The Marine Fauna of the Coast of Northern Kona, Hawaii. University of Hawaii Sea Grant Program Sea Grant Advisory Report UNIHI-SEAGRANT-AR-74-02. 30 pp., (view this report in pdf),

Maciolek, J. A. and R. E. Brock. 1974. Aquatic Survey of the Kona Coast Ponds, Hawaii Island. University of Hawaii Sea Grant Program Sea Grant Advisory Report UNIHI-SEAGRANT-AR-74-04. 73 pp., (view this report in pdf), and

Parrish, J., G. Smith, and J. Norris. 1990. Resources of the marine waters of Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park. Cooperative National Park Resources Study Unit, Technical Report 74. Dept of Botany, Univ of Hawaii. Honolulu. 118 pp. (download this report in pdf)

This website was developed from the National Park Service Inventory and Monitoring website -- now publically available for searches at https://irma.nps.gov/App/Species/Search. The data are from a report on invertebrates of Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park dated 7 March 2007.

An excellent source of superb illustrations of Hawaii's marine invertebrates is Keoki and Yuko Stender's website: http://www.marinelifephotography.com/

Learn more about the NPSpecies Inventorying and Monitoring Program.

National Park Service contacts: <harryb001@hawaii.rr.com> or <sally_beavers@nps.gov>
Page last updated 7 July 2014.

 

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