Uncommon along deep ledges from 350 to 600 feet especially around Maui
and the island of Hawai‘i. Strays rarely seen at scuba depths. Dull brick red
and silver below, tail deeply forked, large mouth with a distinctive
square chin. Feeds upon fish and crustaceans. An excellent food
fish with fine white flesh and member of the Deep
Seven. Attains 3 feet and 32 pounds. Hawai‘i and the Indo-Pacific.