Native Use of Fish in Hawaii
University of Hawaii Press, Nov 1, 1972 - Nature - 188 pages
This book provides a lot of information on the importance of fishing in ancient Hawaiian society. It includes drawings of fish with both Hawaiian and scientific names.
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Descriptive list of Hawaiian fishes
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Common terms and phrases
abundant according ama'ama anal appearance areas aumakua band Bishop Museum blue bluish body bones bright broiled brown called canoe cast catch caudal caught chief colour common cooked dark deep delicious described Description dorsal dried eaten raw edge evidently feet fins fish fishermen flesh gives gods green grey grounds hand Hawaii Hawaiian Hawaiian names head inches long island Jordan and Evermann kala known land leaf leaves length light listed 59 living meaning mullet notes o'opu Oahu offering opelu pale pectoral perhaps poisonous ponds preparation puhi Pukui reaches recorded reddish reef removed salt says scales shark shore side silvery skin sometimes spawn species spines stage stones streaks stripes tabu tail taken term touched ulua usually varieties ventral weke wrapped yellow young
References to this book
Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review
Harold Barnes,Margaret Barnes
No preview available - 1988
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Ethnic Foods of Hawaiʻi
Limited preview - 2000