Entries from Rensch 1983 in Pollex-Online

Karl H.Rensch, Fish names of Wallis Island (Uvea). Pacific Studies 7(1): 59-90 (1983).

Language Item Description
East Uvea Ali General term for Bothidae (lefteye flounders)
East Uvea ʔAtu Bonito (skipjack) (Katsuwonus pelamis)
East Uvea Ava Chanos chanos
East Uvea Faapuku Epinephelus spp., larger growth stage
East Uvea Gatala Epinephelus spp., smaller growth stage
East Uvea Haku Tylosurus crocodilus, Strongylura spp. Borrowed
East Uvea Kafakafa Liza vaigiensis (Diamond-Scaled Mullet)
East Uvea Kavakava Therapon jarbua
East Uvea Ihe Hemirhamphidae (Halfbeaks)
East Uvea Maalooloo Generic term for flying fishes
East Uvea Mataʔi taliga Hammerhead shark (Sphyrna mokarran)
East Uvea Matu A fish (Gerres acinaces)
East Uvea Nofu Stonefish (Synanceia verrucosa)
East Uvea Oo Siganus spp. (small)
East Uvea Papa Generic term for some species of Cephalopholis (Groupers)
East Uvea Pone Generic term for some species of Acanthurus, smallest growth stage
East Uvea Saosao Barracuda (Sphyraenidae), smaller growth stage Borrowed
East Uvea Hue (Arothron spp.), middle growth stage
East Uvea Humu Triggerfish spp. (Balistidae), largest growth stage
East Uvea Talitaliʔuli Generic term for Echeneis and Remora (Suckerfish)
East Uvea Tautu/fala Diodontidae (Porcupine Fishes), larger growth stage
East Uvea ʔUlafi kula, ʔulafi ʔuʔui A fish (Scarus brevifilis)
East Uvea ʔUlua (Caranx ignobilis), largest growth stage
East Uvea Api Acanthurus guttatus
East Uvea Tutuku Paracanthurus hepatus, Bodiamus axillaris, Spp. of Amphiprioninae (Pomacentridae) Phonologically Irregular
East Uvea Mata pula General term for Atherinidae (silversides)
East Uvea Panoko Petroscirtes mitratus (Blenniidae)
East Uvea Sifisifi, fisifisi Generic term for Chaetodontidae (Butterflyfishes)
East Uvea Nefu Generic term for Engraulidae (Anchovies)
East Uvea Moaga matuʔu lau Generic term for Gerreidae (Mojarras)
East Uvea Malau Adioryx spp.
East Uvea Telekihi Adioryx spp.
East Uvea Nue Kyphosus vaigiensis
East Uvea Lalafi Cheilinus spp.
East Uvea Molali Cheilinus spp. (generic) Phonologically Irregular
East Uvea Mafole Leiognathus equulus (Ponyfish)
East Uvea Hoputu tokelau Lethrinus chrysostomos Borrowed
East Uvea Tagaʔu Lutjanus fulvus, L. rufolineatus
East Uvea Havane Lutjanus quinquelineatus, L. lineolatus
East Uvea Ava vai Megalops cyprionoides (Tropical Tarpon)
East Uvea Takoto Fish spp., Parapercis spp. (Sandperches) Uncertain Semantic Connection
East Uvea Fagamea Lutjanus bohar, larger growth stage
East Uvea Kaloama Mulloides flavolineatus, larger growth stage
East Uvea Tautu Diodontidae (Porcupine Fishes), smaller growth stage
East Uvea Hoke/lau Carangoides gilberti
East Uvea ʔOno Barracuda spp. (Sphyraenidae), largest growth stage
East Uvea Humu/humu Triggerfish spp. (Balistidae), smallest growth stage
East Uvea Lupo/lupo Caranx ignobilis, smallest growth stage
East Uvea Teʔeteʔe Arothron spp., smallest growth stage
East Uvea Palagi Acanthurus spp., largest growth stage