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'awa 'aua, 'awa 'awa
|Uncommon in shallow bays and harbors where it feeds upon
other fishes. Elongate body with large eyes and mouth. Leaps like a tarpon when hooked. The dry bony flesh is seldom eaten except as fishcake.
Attains at least 24 inches and 22 pounds. Eastern Indian Ocean to Japan & Polynesia.