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Updated 3/11/2014

Family Mugilidae


Neomyxus leuciscus

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 5 feet


Makapu'u tidepool, Oahu


Makai Pier, Oahu, 5 feet

Kapoho tidepool, Hawaii



Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 2 feet


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.