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Family Balistidae

HAWAII

Sufflamen bursa

Juvenile, Mahukona, Hawaii, 30 feet

 

Hanauma Bay, Oahu, 30 feet

Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii, 20 feet

 

Kahe Point, Oahu, 35 feet

Kewalo Pipe, Oahu, 50 feet

Juvenile, Sharks Cove, Oahu, 35 feet

LEI, BOOMERANG, or SCIMITAR TRIGGERFISH    HUMUHUMU LEI    Musume-hagi

Common on reefs from 10 to 300 feet.  Feeds upon invertebrates and algae.  V-shaped mark behind the eye may be orange or brown.  Attains 9.5 inches.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.