Fish was caught in near shore waters from a small motor boat using Hawaiian lures or live bait.
Fresh-caught Uku - Blue Green Snapper (In port )
**Blue-Green Snapper**. _Aprion virescens_ Also known as Aochibiki Has a pale pink flesh that has a somehwhat more pronounced flavor then opakapaka. Often served baked, broiled, sauted, or steamed. An under-appreciated fish for sashimi and is often available when other snapper isn't. Most Uku range between 4 and 18 pounds but sometimes reach 30 pounds. Filet yield is around 45%.