Kuhlia salelea Schultz

Samoan Flagtail (Kuhlia salelea)

The Samoan Flagtail is obviously an endemic species of the Samoan Islands, where it is known so far, however, only from the islands of Tutuila and ‘Upolu.

The fish reaches a body length of only about 11 cm.

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Der Samoan name of this species is sesele.

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kuhlia-salelea-shashizume

Photo: S. Hashizume, 2008

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