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Family Lutjanidae


Randallichthys filamentosus


Rare along deep ledges from 450 to 1200 feet.  Stout vermilion body with large scales, yellow fins, pointed snout, and large conical teeth.  Feeds upon fishes and large zooplankton.  Attains 38 inches and 27 pounds.  Hawai‘i to Okinawa and New Caledonia to Tahiti.