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Family Albulidae


Albula virgata  

Waimea Bay, Oahu, 60 feet

 LONGJAW BONEFISH     'o'io      Soto-iwashi

Uncommon on sand flats in schools to at least 100 feet.  Attains 28 inches.  Yellow spot at base of pectoral fin.  Endemic to Hawaii.  Recently separated from Albula argentea of the Western Pacific.