He ika matatuhi, rarahi ngā karu. He hanga rite ki te kahawai pūhihi. He ōrangi kāriki te tuarā, he mā kākonu te poho me ngā tohu kerekere rite ki te moko.
A shoaling fish shaped like a slender kahawai with a large eye. The ground colour is blue/green above and silvery white below, with an irregular pattern of dark markings like a moko above. Scomber australasicus.