Protoform: PALU.1 [PN] Oilfish (Ruvettus pretiosus)

Description: Oilfish (Ruvettus pretiosus)
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to PN: Polynesian
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Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
East Futuna Palu Deepwater fish (Mfr)
East Uvea Palu kavakava (Plectorhynchus orientalis [Bloch]) (Rch)
Hawaiian Walu Oilfish (Ruvettus pretiosus) Problematic (Hpr)
Mangaia Paru A large ocean-going fish (Bse)
Manihiki-Rakahanga Paru Fish sp., Ruvettus (Bck)
New Zealand Maori Paru/u An unidentified fish (Wms)
Niuatoputapu Palu Snapper ? (Dye)
Niue Palu Oilfish (Ruvettus pretiosus). Fish spp., mainly snapper and jobfish (Lutjanidae) (Sph). (Hpr)
Niue Palu teehii Castor oil fish (Ruvettus pretiosus) (Sph)
Nuguria Paru/mea Snapper sp. (Dvl)
Nukumanu Paru/mea, paru uri Fish spp. (Fbg)
Nukuoro Balu Fish sp (Crl)
Penrhyn Paru Broad Alfonso (Boryx decadactylus) (Sta)
Pukapuka Palu Oilfish (Ruvettus pretiosus) and other spp (Bge)
Rarotongan Paru Snapper spp. (Etelis carbunculus) and (Pristipomides zonatus) (Bse)
Rennellese Pagu/pagu Probably blue-finned triggerfish (Balistoides viridescens) (Ebt)
Samoan Palu Aphareus sp. , fish sp. (Prt)
Tahitian Paru The name of a fish (Dvs)
Tahitian Paru hoa Orange rock-cod (Epinephelus truncatus) (Bgn)
Takuu Paru Bottom-feeding prestige fish caught during ocean fishing, regardless of its individual name (Mle)
Tikopia Paru Large sea-fish of several species (Fth)
Tokelau Palu Oilfish (Ruvettus pretiosus Cocco) and other spp. (Sma)
Tongan Palu A fish (Cwd)
Tuamotu Paru A fish; generic term for fish (Stn)
Tuvalu Palu Fish (Ruvettus spp.) (Rby)
West Futuna Pwaro Pule-fish Problematic (Fkm)

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