Hawaiian bigeye

Hawaiian Bigeye (Night coloration),Lanai Lookout, Island of Oahu - image image Posted by alohadean on 01/18 at 04:04 PM Hawaii's Endemic Fishes • FISHES • Bigeyes • (0) Comments • Permalink Tuesday, January 01, More

Common names are Hawaiian bigeye in English and āweoweo in the Hawaiian language. It lends its name to Mokuaweoweo, the summit caldera of the Mauna Loa volcano. More

Hawaiian bigeye ahi has been part of the Hawaiian culture for generations. Revered for its clean taste and high oil content, Hawaiian bigeye ahi is considered one of nature’s finest seafoods. Item #126671 COSTCO. More

Hawaiian Bigeye is endemic, while the Common Bigeye (Heteropriacanthus cruentatus), also called Glass-Eye or Goggle-Eye, occurs thoughout the Indo-Pacific. Both species typically remain under ledges and in caves by day, seemingly asleep. More

incognito as the Hawaiian Bigeye, on a tour of the inside reef at Tunnels. It’s not a deep dive, maybe 50-some feet. More

Common names

Aweoweo in Hawaiian
Hawaiian bigeye in English
Ula lau au in Hawaiian

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Priacanthidae
Genus : Priacanthus
Species : Priacanthus macracanthus
Authority : Jenkins, 1903