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Family Belonidae

HAWAII

Tylosurus acus

Ke'ei, Hawaii

KEELJAW NEEDLEFISH or AGUJON   'AHA

Small aggregations inhabit coastal and offshore waters.  Cobalt blue above, body compressed, bony nub may be present on tip of lower jaw.  Attains 39 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.  Formerly known as Strongylura appendiculata.