Fishes of Nationa Park of American Samoa

Family Name Listing

Order: Tetraodontiformes, Family: Balistidae
Triggerfishes and Filefishes

 

Scientific Name Hawaiian Name Common Name Photo TSN Park Status Abundance Nativity
Balistes polylepis finescale trigger Balistes polylepis. finescale trigger 173140 Present in park Rare non-Native
Melichthys niger humuhumu ele ele black durgon Melichthys niger. humuhumu ele ele. black durgonMelichthys niger. humuhumu ele ele. black durgonMelichthys niger. humuhumu ele ele. black durgon 173174 Present in park Common Native
Melichthys vidua humuhumu hi'ukole pinktail durgon Melichthys vidua. humuhumu hi'ukole. pinktail durgonMelichthys vidua. humuhumu hi'ukole. pinktail durgonMelichthys vidua. humuhumu hi'ukole. pinktail durgonMelichthys vidua. humuhumu hi'ukole. pinktail durgon 173175 Present in park Occasional Native
Rhinecanthus aculeatus humuhumu nukunuku apua'a lagoon triggerfish Rhinecanthus aculeatus. humuhumu nukunuku apua'a. lagoon triggerfishRhinecanthus aculeatus. humuhumu nukunuku apua'a. lagoon triggerfishRhinecanthus aculeatus. humuhumu nukunuku apua'a. lagoon triggerfish 173203 Present in park Rare Native
Rhinecanthus rectangulus humuhumu nukunuku apua'a wedge triggerfish Rhinecanthus rectangulus. humuhumu nukunuku apua'a. wedge triggerfish.Rhinecanthus rectangulus. humuhumu nukunuku apua'a. wedge triggerfishRhinecanthus rectangulus. humuhumu nukunuku apua'a. wedge triggerfish 173206 Present in park Common Native
Sufflamen bursa humuhumu lei lei triggerfish

Sufflamen bursa. humuhumu lei. lei triggerfishSufflamen bursa. humuhumu lei. lei triggerfish

173210 Present in park Common Native
Sufflamen fraenatus humuhumu mimi bridled triggerfish 173212 Present in park Occasional Native
Xanthichthys auromarginatus gilded triggerfish Xanthichthys auromarginatus. guilded triggerfish 173188 Present in park Uncommon Native

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