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Bigeye Scad

Selar crumenophthalmus

(1-5: Garden Eel Cove, Kona)

These feed on plankton at night.

Bluefin Trevally

Caranx melampygus

(1: The Dome, Kona / 2-3: Sheraton Caverns, Kauai / 4: Garden Eel Cove, Kona / 5: Turtle Canyons, Oahu / 6: End of the World, Molokini / 7: Reef's End, Molokini / 8: Dog Beach, Kona)

Greater Amberjack

Seriola dumerili

(1-2: Buoy 2, Kauai)

Island Jack

Carangoides orthogrammus

(1-3: Sheraton, Kona)


Scomberoides lysan

(1: Black Rock, Maui)

Mackerel Scad

Decapterus macarellus

(1: First Cathedral, Molokini / 2-3: Ice Box, Kauai / 4: Turtle Canyons, Oahu / 5: Fish Rain, Molokai / 6-7: Dog Beach, Kona)

Pilot Fish

Naucrates ductor

(1-2: Hulopoe Bay, Lanai)

These are swimming next to a much larger whale shark.

Threadfin Jack

Alectis ciliaris

(1-2: Lahaina Harbor, Maui)

I spotted this juvenile swimming next to our boat while we were boarding.  Of course, my camera was set up for flash photography at depth, so the photos were dreadfully underexposed.  Hooray for RAW mode; the JPEG images were totally black...