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What does the humuhumunukunuku_pua_a look like?
Reef Triggerfish can rapidly change their coloration. They also can lock their spine when the wedge themselves into a crevice to avoid predation, making them hard to remove.
How to catch humuhumunukunuku_pua_a
Costal waters in Hawaii are your best shot.
The humuhumunukunuku_pua_a is state fish of Hawaii and means "fish that grunts like a pig" in the native hawaiian language. It aquired the name for the sound it makes when cornered or caught. The fish is fairly aggressive and will not tolerate other species near it.