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Updated 1/27/2013

Family Kyphosidae

HAWAII

Sectator ocyurus

Hanauma Bay, Oahu

BLUESTRIPED CHUB

Uncommon in small groups along drop-offs of offshore islands or floating debris in the open sea.  Attains 16 inches.  Native range from Southern California to Ecuador and the Marquesas Islands, rare waifs recorded from Hawaii, the Society Islands, Guam, and Japan's Hachijo Island.  Formerly known as Sectator azureus.