Photos / Sounds

14929357604_558760bf55_s

What

Cockspur Coral Tree Erythrina crista-galli

Observer

finatic

Date

December 18, 2005 12:38 AM PST

Place

Oahu (Google, OSM)

Description

Honolulu County, Hawaii, US

Photos / Sounds

14929935623_09d8fa2c7a_s

What

Sea Hibiscus Hibiscus tiliaceus

Observer

finatic

Date

December 10, 2005 06:04 AM PST

Place

Oahu (Google, OSM)

Description

Honolulu County, Hawaii, US

Photos / Sounds

15526412966_4664825407_s

What

Gingers Family Zingiberaceae

Observer

finatic

Date

December 18, 2005 02:23 AM PST

Place

Oahu (Google, OSM)

Description

Honolulu County, Hawaii, US

Plants

Photos / Sounds

15363979578_cfd90156cf_s

What

Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

finatic

Date

December 18, 2005 12:49 AM PST

Place

Oahu (Google, OSM)

Description

Honolulu County, Hawaii, US

Photos / Sounds

15364104127_dd6bd90622_s

What

Sleeping Hibiscus Malvaviscus penduliflorus

Observer

finatic

Date

December 18, 2005 02:31 AM PST

Place

Oahu (Google, OSM)

Description

Honolulu County, Hawaii, US

Photos / Sounds

15547434871_7c3fe55be2_s

What

Octopus tree Didierea madagascariensis

Observer

finatic

Date

December 18, 2005 02:24 AM PST

Place

Oahu (Google, OSM)

Description

Honolulu County, Hawaii, US

Plants

Photos / Sounds

15363975788_71c53c84db_s

What

Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

finatic

Date

December 18, 2005 02:21 AM PST

Place

Oahu (Google, OSM)

Description

Honolulu County, Hawaii, US

Plants

Photos / Sounds

15526407766_fbba37541b_s

What

Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

finatic

Date

December 18, 2005 02:29 AM PST

Place

Oahu (Google, OSM)

Description

Honolulu County, Hawaii, US

Photos / Sounds

15363975118_fa3e9ca38e_s

What

Coral Bells Antigonon leptopus

Observer

finatic

Date

December 9, 2005 04:30 AM PST

Place

Oahu (Google, OSM)

Description

Honolulu County, Hawaii, US

Photos / Sounds

15364100527_2006fd1e8f_s

Observer

finatic

Date

December 10, 2005 06:05 AM PST

Place

Oahu (Google, OSM)

Description

Honolulu County, Hawaii, US

Photos / Sounds

15547440471_9c8c593bbb_s

What

Steel Blue Lady Beetle Halmus chalybeus

Observer

finatic

Date

December 10, 2005 07:07 AM PST

Place

Oahu (Google, OSM)

Description

Honolulu County, Hawaii, US

Photos / Sounds

15547433241_1fa3f13d32_s

Observer

finatic

Date

December 9, 2005 03:59 AM PST

Place

Oahu (Google, OSM)

Description

Honolulu County, Hawaii, US

Photos / Sounds

15550959992_09ae9f01ca_s

What

vagrant grasshopper Schistocerca nitens

Observer

finatic

Date

December 10, 2005 07:28 AM PST

Place

Oahu (Google, OSM)

Description

Honolulu County, Hawaii, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Mexican Plumeria Plumeria rubra

Observer

finatic

Date

December 18, 2005 12:37 AM PST

Place

Oahu (Google, OSM)

Description

Honolulu County, Hawaii, US

Plants

Photos / Sounds

What

Plants Kingdom Plantae

Observer

finatic

Date

December 18, 2005 02:26 AM PST

Place

Oahu (Google, OSM)

Description

Honolulu County, Hawaii, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

colinmorita

Date

October 13, 2014 01:06 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

ʻŌhai Sesbania tomentosa

Observer

colinmorita

Date

October 13, 2014 01:07 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Pa120045

Observer

davidr

Date

October 12, 2014 09:34 AM HST

Place

Kewalo, HI (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Pa120035

Observer

davidr

Date

October 12, 2014 09:11 AM HST

Place

Kewalo, HI (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Pa120031

Observer

davidr

Date

October 12, 2014 09:07 AM HST

Place

Kewalo, HI (Google, OSM)

Description

With a little goby on the back of the Phyllidiella...likely Trimma taylori.

Photos / Sounds

Pa120030

What

Yellow Tang Zebrasoma flavescens

Observer

davidr

Date

October 12, 2014 09:00 AM HST

Place

Kewalo, HI (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Pa120025

Observer

davidr

Date

October 12, 2014 08:53 AM HST

Place

Kewalo, HI (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Pa120022

What

Yellowmargin Moray Gymnothorax flavimarginatus

Observer

davidr

Date

October 12, 2014 08:52 AM HST

Place

Kewalo, HI (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Pa120021

What

Redbarred Hawkfish Cirrhitops fasciatus

Observer

davidr

Date

October 12, 2014 08:48 AM HST

Place

Kewalo, HI (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Pa120019

Observer

davidr

Date

October 12, 2014 08:42 AM HST

Place

Kewalo, HI (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Pa120014

What

Leaf Scorpionfish Taenianotus triacanthus

Observer

davidr

Date

October 12, 2014 08:39 AM HST

Place

Kewalo, HI (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Pa120012

What

Whitecheek Surgeonfish Acanthurus nigricans

Observer

davidr

Date

October 12, 2014 08:38 AM HST

Place

Kewalo, HI (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Pa120007

What

Green Turtle Chelonia mydas

Observer

davidr

Date

October 12, 2014 08:34 AM HST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Pa120002

What

Raccoon Butterflyfish Chaetodon lunula

Observer

davidr

Date

October 12, 2014 08:29 AM HST

Place

Kewalo, HI (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

fmoretzsohn

Date

March 17, 2002

Description

This is a live animal of the Tiger Cowrie, Cypraea tigris Linnaeus, 1758, the type species of the genus Cypraea. It is one of the largest cowries, and one of the best known species by the public.

It has a wide geographic distribution in the tropical Indo-Pacific.The shell size varies quite a bit, from dwarfs at 38 mm to gigantic 153 mm. The largest specimens are usually found in Hawaii; they have been described as the form schilderiana Cate, 1961.

The Tiger Cowrie lives in shallow waters, up to about 20 meters.

See more about this species at the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) at:
http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=216843