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Family Carangidae


Selar crumenophthalmus




Kailua Bay, Hawaii, 30 feet


Sharks Cove, Oahu, 10 feet



Juvenile, Amoray resort, Key Largo, 2 feet


Pitt Stop, Midway Atoll, 15 feet


 BIGEYE SCAD       akule & halalū     Meaji

Large schools are seasonally abundant in bays and harbors.  Green above with large eyes and a dark spot at the upper end of the gill opening.  Feeds upon zooplankton and preyed upon by larger fish.  An important food fish in Hawaii.  Juveniles are known as halalū.  Attains 11 inches.  Worldwide in warm seas.