Niger (black) triggerfish, called Humuhumu'ele'ele in Hawaiian, is a blimp-shaped triggerfish with bright white lines running along its dorsal and anal fins. When the Niger is in the water, it appears to be totally black. In looking at it out of the water and exposed to a bright light, you can see that it is a dark-blue/green color.
Range: Hawaii, up through Polynesia, westward to the East Indies and across the Indian Ocean. The Black triggerfish is also located around the southern coast of Africa.
Habitat: Open waters, shallows, and exposed reefs
Size: On average, 12 inches, however it can grow to be 14 inches. Diet: It feeds upon small fish and squid, Shrimp, zooplankton, algae, and other marine plant life.