Hawaiian bigeye

The Hawaiian bigeye lives in the reef-associated, non-migratory, marine, depth range 3 - 230 m environment.

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

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

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 meeki
Authority : Jenkins, 1903