Uhu


Uhu

Parrotfish
Scientific name: Chlorurus perspicillatus
Hawaiian local name: Uhu
Japanese name: ブ鯛

The colorful Uhu is known for its playful swimming patterns and shy nature when underneath rocks, this ingenious fish surrounds itself in a cocoon while sleeping in caves and crevasses to hide itself from predators such as the shark. They are known as the life of the reef due to the coral intake and sand deposits, they are taboo to spear by select ones.