Reef Fish of the Hawaiian Islands

Small
Barred Filefish 1
Cantherhines dumerilii
Small
Squaretail Filefish 1
Cantherhines sandwichiensis
Small
Shy Filefish 1
Cantherhines verecundus
Small
Unicorn Leatherjacket 2
Aluterus monoceros
Small
Scrawled Filefish 3
Aluterus scriptus
Small
Orangetail Filefish 4
Pervagor aspricaudus
Small
Fantail Filefish 4
Pervagor spilosoma
Small
Spotted Boxfish 5
Ostracion meleagris
Small
Whitley's Boxfish 6
Ostracion whitleyi
Small
Roundbelly Cowfish 6
Lactoria diaphana
Small
Thornback Cowfish 1
Lactoria fornasini
Small
Floral Puffer 1
Torquigener florealis
Small
Randall's Pufferfish 7
Torquigener randalli
Small
Ambon Toby 1
Canthigaster amboinensis
Small
Hawaiian Crown Toby 1
Canthigaster coronata
Small
Hawaiian Spotted Toby 8
Canthigaster jactator
Small
Ocellate Toby 9
Canthigaster rivulata
Small
White-spotted Puffer 10
Arothron hispidus
Small
Guineafowl Puffer 1
Arothron meleagris
Small
Longspined Porcupinefish 11
Diodon holocanthus
Small
Spotted Porcupinefish 12
Diodon hystrix
Small
Spotfin Burrfish 11
Chilomycterus reticulatus
Small
Ocean Sunfish 13
Mola mola
Small
Slender Sunfish 14
Ranzania laevis
Small
Finescale Triggerfish 15
Balistes polylepis
Rough Triggerfish
Balistes willughbeii
Small
Black Triggerfish 5
Melichthys niger
Small
Pinktail Triggerfish 16
Melichthys vidua
Small
Lagoon Triggerfish 17
Rhinecanthus aculeatus
Small
Wedgetail Triggerfish 18
Rhinecanthus rectangulus
Small
Lei Triggerfish 19
Sufflamen bursa
Small
Bridled Triggerfish 1
Sufflamen fraenatum
Small
Spotted Oceanic Triggerfish 5
Canthidermis maculata
Small
Gilded Triggerfish 5
Xanthichthys auromarginatus
Small
Blue-line Triggerfish 20
Xanthichthys caeruleolineatus
Small
Crosshatch Triggerfish 21
Xanthichthys mento
Small
Yellowstripe Goatfish 22
Mulloidichthys flavolineatus
Small
Mimic Goatfish 23
Mulloidichthys mimicus
Small
Yellowfin Goatfish 1
Mulloidichthys vanicolensis
Small
Finstripe Goatfish 1
Upeneus taeniopterus
Small
Goldsaddle Goatfish 21
Parupeneus cyclostomus
Small
Doublebar Goatfish 12
Parupeneus insularis
Small
Manybar Goatfish 25
Parupeneus multifasciatus
Small
Sidespot Goatfish 5
Parupeneus pleurostigma
Small
Whitesaddle Goatfish 1
Parupeneus porphyreus
Small
Green jack 26
Caranx caballus
Small
Giant Trevally 12
Caranx ignobilis
Small
Black Trevally 27
Caranx lugubris
Small
Bluefin Trevally 12
Caranx melampygus
Small
Bigeye Trevally 5
Caranx sexfasciatus
Small
Bigeye Scad 5
Selar crumenophthalmus
Small
Barred Trevally 28
Carangoides ferdau
Small
Thicklip Trevally 5
Carangoides orthogrammus
Small
Greater Amberjack 29
Seriola dumerili
Small
Yellowtail Kingfish 30
Seriola lalandi
Small
Highfin Amberjack 31
Seriola rivoliana
Small
Cottonmouth jack 5
Uraspis helvola
Small
Silver Trevally 32
Pseudocaranx dentex
Small
Pennantfish 33
Alectis ciliaris
Small
Mackerel Scad 1
Decapterus macarellus
Small
Rainbow Runner 31
Elagatis bipinnulata
Small
Golden Trevally 34
Gnathanodon speciosus
Small
Pilotfish 28
Naucrates ductor
Small
Lesser Queenfish 1
Scomberoides lysan
Small
Emperor Angelfish 35
Pomacanthus imperator
Small
Bandit Angelfish 23
Apolemichthys arcuatus
Small
Fisher's Angelfish 36
Centropyge fisheri
Small
Lemonpeel Angelfish 5
Centropyge flavissima
Small
Japanese Angelfish 36
Centropyge interrupta
Small
Flame Angelfish 5
Centropyge loriculus
Small
Pearlback Angelfish 23
Centropyge multicolor
Nahacky's Angelfish
Centropyge nahackyi
Small
Potter's Angelfish 1
Centropyge potteri
Small
Masked Angelfish 37
Genicanthus personatus
Small
Great Barracuda 38
Sphyraena barracuda
Small
Heller's Barracuda 5
Sphyraena helleri
Small
Blacktail Snapper 12
Lutjanus fulvus
Small
Bluestriped Snapper 16
Lutjanus kasmira
Small
Green Jobfish 5
Aprion virescens
Small
Smalltooth Jobfish 5
Aphareus furca
Small
Rusty Jobfish 23
Aphareus rutilans
Small
Ruby Snapper 23
Etelis carbunculus
Small
Flame Snapper 23
Etelis coruscans
Small
Rosy Snapper 23
Pristipomoides filamentosus
Small
Lavender Snapper 23
Pristipomoides sieboldii
Small
Oblique-banded Snapper 39
Pristipomoides zonatus
Small
Whitespotted Frillgoby 1
Bathygobius coalitus
Small
Cocos Frillgoby 28
Bathygobius cocosensis
Small
Cheekscaled Frillgoby 40
Bathygobius cotticeps
Small
Large Whipgoby 6
Bryaninops amplus
Small
Wire Coral Goby 4
Bryaninops yongei
Small
Divine Dwarf Goby 41
Eviota epiphanes
Small
Twospot Sandgoby 12
Fusigobius duospilus

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