Captain Matthew D'Avella, Kona Black Water expert, with a pelagic octopus. Size: 2-3 inches.
Larval Green Lionfish.
Cowfish w/ Remora
Not all animals seen on a black water dive are pelagic. This spiny cowfish, a rare reef fish in Hawai'i, is a little lost. To make matters worse he picked up an unwanted hitchhiker in the form of a remora. Size: 8 inches.
Thecosomes are a bizarre and beautiful order of pelagic snails. Size: 0.5 inch.
Juvenile flying gurnard.
Larval octopus riding a salp chain.
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