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Family Carangidae

HAWAII

Selar crumenophthalmus

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Kailua Bay, Hawaii, 30 feet

 

Sharks Cove, Oahu, 10 feet

 

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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.