anasSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; mullet; Warty-lipped MulletThe anas fish has scales and its color is white. It eats sand and the moss on coral. If there are bits of food floating on the ocean then it eats them. It lives along the beach and along the reef also. This fish is good food. In the English language they call it ‘mullet’.anas riu22.214.171.124Fishfish
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ar1har1Surkesá matngan isuEnglishray (generic term); stingrayTok PisinwarAr is a fish that is flat and it looks like it has wings. There on its long tail it has its knife it cuts with. Its body it is like the body of a shark, it is like it has sand on it. It has bones, however they aren’t strong, it is just bite-through-able also like shark bones. The ar eats sand and it lives in sandy areas where there are no rocks, and out there in the deep too it lives. This fish they eat also. In the English language they call it ‘ray’. Five different kinds are here with us: mangailo, ar_man, ar_batu, ar_án_kon, and one that is round they call it ar_án_gargar and its color is reddish.báisunTypes of raysar án gargarar án konar batuar manmangailo126.96.36.199Fishfish
banatSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; sea perch; Black Spot SnapperThis fish lives along the reef. Its colour is a bit yellow and there is one black spot there close to its tail. It also has scales. It eats small fish like the bikbik and sangsang and small crabs. They fish for it for food. It is not very big.banat án tang188.8.131.52Fishfish
báirohSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; flying fishThe báiroh lives in deep water and it has wings. When big fish come to kill it, then it flies with its wings far (away) and like that the big fish don’t kill it for their food. It also has scales like the tala (herring). Its size is a bit bigger than the tala.
beuSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; shark (generic term); Nurse Shark; Tiger Shark; Grey SharkTok PisinsakThere are many kinds of shark that live out in the deep (water). Its color is brown and its stomach is white. And its skin is like it has sand on it, when you take hold of it then its body is rough. It kills small fish for its food and sometimes it bites people. And when large fish are lethargic with a wound of a spear in their body and then the shark smells it, then he will hit-get it and then he will eat it. They name only three different kinds of sharks: beu, beu_kut, kolapminong.
beu kutkolapminongnitán beu184.108.40.206Fishfish
beu kutkolapminongnitán beu220.127.116.11Fishfish
beu kutSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; shark typeblind sharkThe beu_kut lives at the entrance to sandy areas and sleeps under batu coral. This kind of shark they say is blind, resulting in them calling it beu_kut (blind shark). It eats small fish. Its colour is off white and it is like it has also sand on its skin.beu18.104.22.168Fishfish
bikbikSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; blennyThe bikbik is just a small fish and it has many colors. Some are black, and some are brown, and some are spotted with white. This small fish lives along the reef. They catch or kill it for fishing. But they don’t eat it. There are no scales, its skin is merely smooth. And this fish is the food of the kong (egret).22.214.171.124Fishfish
bisosSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; wrasseThe bisos lives along the reef and out in deep water where there is gargar coral. Its colour is varied. Some are blue and striped horizontally with red, and some are red striped horizontally with blue. And some are black and striped vertically with white. This fish lives on the reef along the opening to sandy areas. When a big fish chases it, then it digs-buries itself in sand so that the big fish will not see it. Its skin is slippery. It eats along the reef. This fish is just a bit small but they eat it.126.96.36.199Fishfish
boboSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; triggerfishThere are different kinds of bobo. Some kinds they live out in deep water, and one it lives along the reef and eats along the reef also when it is high tide. Its skin is very tough and it has its barbs like the bot. Some bobo are a mix of black and white and yellow colour, and some are all blue, and some are blue and/with yellow on the head. Those that live out in the deep they eat out in the deep. All the bobo, they eat them.188.8.131.52Fishfish
botSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; triggerfishThe bot has different colours and its skin is very tough. And there on its tail it has a barb. And up on top it has its kirau (pointed stick) that is very strong. If they chase it into a hole in the coral, then it stands up its kirau and hooks it up there in the coral so that a man is not able to pull it out from inside the coral. And when it feels that there isn’t a man anymore, then its kirau lays down again resulting in it coming back out. Some bot live on the reef and some live out in the deep. They eat moss that grows on coral and some other things also from the ocean.bot matwan184.108.40.206Fishfish
hos1Surkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; Red EmperorThis hos lives out in the deep at the place there is gargar coral or batu coral. Its skin is red. It kills small fish and then eats them, and if it sees small crabs then it pecks-gets them and eats them also. They fish for this fish and they eat it, it has good flavor.220.127.116.11Fishfish
idalSurkesá matngan isuEnglishfish type; rudderfishTok PisinmakauThe colour of the idal while it is still alive it looks like it is white, and when it dies then it looks in turn like it is a bit black. It lives out in the deep beneath gargar coral and along the opening on to sandy areas too, and it eats along the reef when it high tides. It eats the moss that grows on coral, and it scrapes off bits of moss and then eats it. One of its names also they call it marum.