‘Ama’ama, giclee print by Carol Araki Wyban.
ʻAmaʻama are striped mullet 12 inches in size. ‘Ama’ama are succulent and tender. These fish commonly grown in fishponds and were savored by royal Ali’i. There are seven different size names for this species in Hawaiian language. Most common names are pua’ama, fingerlings, kahahā, 6 inches, ‘ama’ama 8 to 12 inches and ‘ante over 12 inches. They are efficient herbivores eat low on the food chain. ʻAmaʻama and the appear in legends, songs and poetic sayings of Hawaiʻi.
Dimensions: Image 14″ x 11″; Framed 14.5″ x 11.5″
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