Snapper-like fishes of deep reefs which have small
scales and highly extendible jaws. They feed upon large zooplankton.
Occasionally landed by the deep bottomfish fishery.
GOLDEN ROVER or KALEKALE Hawaii-chibiki
Rare around the island of Hawai‘i at depths of 300 to 800 feet.
Slender orange body with a pointed snout, granular teeth, large eyes,
and yellow fins. Attains 15 inches and 2 pounds. Occurs in
Hawai‘i, Okinawa, Ogasawara, and the Society Islands.