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Updated 3/11/2014

Family Mugilidae

HAWAII

Neomyxus leuciscus

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 5 feet

 

Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu

 

Makai Pier, Oahu, 5 feet

Kapoho tidepool, Hawaii

 

 



Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 2 feet
 

 SHARPNOSE MULLET    uouoa

Locally common in the surf zone.  Lower profile curves strongly upward from tip of pectoral fins to form sharp point at mouth.  Yellow spot at base of pectoral fins.  Lacks adipose eyelids.  Attains 12 inches.  Hawaii, Ogasawara, Micronesia, Samoa east to Pitcairn.  Formerly known as Chaenomugil leuciscus.