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Fijian fish names:[1]

Some generic fish names:

Fijian name English Family
baludawa parrotfish Scaridae
boila moray eel Muraenidae
dridri several surgeonfishes Acanthuridae
kake several snappers Lutjanidae
kawakawa grouper Serranidae
labe several wrasses Labridae
lematua scorpionfish Scorpaenidae
nuru any small finger-length fish Apogonidae, Pomacentridae, etc.
rawarawa blue or green parrotfish Scaridae
rusarusa small rabbitfish Siganidae
sumusumu pufferfish Tetraodontidae
tivitivi butterflyfish Chaetodontidae
ulavi gray or white parrotfish Scaridae

Endangered reef species:

Fijian name English
kuita Octopus sp.
kabatia Lethrinus harak
saqa Caranx ignobilis
kanace Moolgarda engeli
ulavi Gray or white parrotfish
vonu Sea turtles
labe Halichoeres trimaculatus
nuqa Siganus vermiculatus
kawakawa Epinephelus polyphekadion
ta Naso unicornis
tabace Acanthurus triostegus
dridri 3 Acanthurus sp.
vasua Tridacna gigas
deou Upeneus vittatus

Veitikina[veisau | edit source]

  1. Unsworth, Richard KF.; Golden, Abigail S.; Naisilsisili, Waisea; Ligairi, Isikele; Drew, Joshua A. (2014). "Combining Natural History Collections with Fisher Knowledge for Community-Based Conservation in Fiji". PLoS ONE. 9 (5): e98036. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0098036. ISSN 1932-6203.

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