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Family Albulidae


Albula glossodonta

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 25 feet

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 10 feet

 SHORTJAW BONEFISH     'o'io     Soto-iwashi

Uncommon on sand flats to at least 100 feet.  Has soft light-colored flesh used to make fishcake.  Attains 28 inches.  Lacks a yellow spot at the base of the pectoral fin.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.