Hawaiian reef life identification page
Eric J. Simon, Ph.D.
Department of Biology and Health Science
New England College, Henniker, NH
Eric J. Simon, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Biology and Health Science at New England College in Henniker, New Hampshire. There, he teaches introductory biology, human biology, and tropical marine biology. Dr. Simon also teaches international travel courses, including ones to Belize, the Galapagos, Tanzania, Cuba, the Amazon river, and Patagonia. Dr. Simon received a B.A. in biology and computer science and an M.A. in biology from Wesleyan University and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Harvard University. Dr. Simon is the author of a widely used series of college biology textbooks with over 2 million books in print that help teach biology to students in over 40 countries.
Potter’s Angelfish (Centropyge potteri)
These guys were hard to spot. I saw this one in Kapalua Bay, Maui. This is the only angelfish that is easily spotted spotted in Hawaii. I took this photo in Kapalua Bay on Maui.