Common Fish at Molokini Crater

/Common Fish at Molokini Crater

Picasso Triggerfish

The State fish of Hawaii.

Reef Triggerfish

Also known as Humuhumunukunuku apua'a.

Threadfin Butterfly

Abundant and colorful on Hawaiian reefs.

White Spotted Puffer

Spectacularly, they puff up in size when threatened.

Yellow Tang

A very common fish to spot while visiting Molokini.

Yellow Trumpet Fish

Often can be confused with Cornetfish due to similar shape.

Achilles Tang

Also the Red-Tailed Surgeon or Achilles Surgeonfish.

Black Triggerfish

Also the Black-finned Triggerfish or Indian Triggerfish.

Bluefin Trevally

Also the bluefin jack, blue ulua, & omilu.

Convict Tang

Also known as the convict surgeonfish.