Kala


Kala
Unicorn Fish

Scientific name: Naso unicornis
Hawaiian local name: Kala
Japanese name: テングハギ


This peculiar bottom to mid water dwelling fish is known for its elongated "unicorn" pertubrance that forms between its eyes, it is seen eating the reef vegetation "Limu" and preferred not gutted when eaten or cooked over a barbeque. Known for its strong fish taste, loved by select individuals.