Postcard from the Reef – Red Reef Lobster

Supposedly common, I have been poking about in caves for over four years without seeing these attractive lobsters. In this cave were several of them. I caught this guy in a corner, he wanted to get past me, but could not get past the light. Good thing for him it isn’t lobster season.

Red Reef Lobster
Red Reef Lobster (Enoplometopus occidentalis) in a cave at 30ft off the Kohala Coast

Author: Andrew

An electrical engineer, amateur astronomer, and diver, living and working on the island of Hawaiʻi.

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