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Family Pentacerotidae

Boarfishes & Armorheads

Odd-looking fish of subtropical seas with just one Hawaiian species rarely seen at normal diving depths.  The family is better represented in the deep sea where a few are of commercial importance.

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HAWAII & JAPAN

Evistias acutirostris

WHISKERED BOARFISH or ARMORHEAD