I took the photo because I couldn't see the green stuff very well, thinking there was a possible octopus hiding. BUT NO! There was a tiny nudibranch hiding on the rock next to it. I have never seen this type in my snorkeling adventures. Had I seen it, you can bet that I would have taken a bazillion photos of it. Drat. But at least I got a small shot.
And 3 octopuses today:This one knew the drill and hid in its den pretty well. You can just see the eye near the rock showing out on the left.
For once, I don't think the Rock Mover Wrasse even knew the octopus was there!
And this is becoming a "regular", even if it hides really well out near where the waves come in. Look for the white siphon.
You know I love Ambon puffer fish. Gorgeous!And the one on the right is showing a bit of the anal fin of blue...
Blue-spined Unicorn fish
It's not easy to discern, but this poor needlefish appeared to have a broken back! The darker blue bending down is the latter half of the fish. The silver part is the front half..
Crab carcass. It took me a minute to determine that it was dead, as the water moved it around.
Indo-pacific damsel. These are all over in the waters on Kauai...not so much on Oahu.
Blue Male trunk fish
Big Rock Mover Wrasse
Small Threadfin Butterfly fish
Snowflake Moray saying hello
Spotfin Scorpion Fish
Urchin with shells as protection