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Family Kyphosidae


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.