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Family Atherinidae


Atherinomorus insularum    

Puako, Hawaii


Makai Pier, Waimanalo, Oahu

Makai Pier, Waimanalo, Oahu


A common schooling fish near the surface in tidepools and coastal waters.  It differs from other species of baitfish as it has two dorsal fins and a prominent lateral line stripe.  Attains 3.5 inches.  Endemic to Hawaii.  Formerly known as Pranesus insularum.