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Family Kyphosidae

HAWAII

Kyphosus cinerascens

Water Barge, Midway, 15 feet

 

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 3 feet

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 15 feet

 

HIGHFIN CHUB    nenue    Tenjikuisaki

A skittish species uncommon in rocky areas exposed to wave action.  Vertical line drawn from edge of anal fin runs forward through or matching trailing edge of dorsal fin.  Silver with gray scale margins, anterior soft dorsal and anal fin rays very tall.  Attains 15 inches.  Hawai‘i and the Indo-Pacific.