kiokio1

kiokio1, rarely kio, n. Bonefish (Albula neoguinaica), a silvery-scaled, snouted, very bony fish which feeds in shoals on the lagoon floor; common in Aitutaki.

Kua tātere te na‘o kiokio nā roto i te roto.
The shoal of bonefish swam through the lagoon;

Kua rere te kiokio mei roto i te kupenga.
The bonefish leapt out of the net. [Pn. *kiokio.]

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