Elagatis bipinnulatais commonly referred to as Rainbow Runner, Hawaiian Salmon, Rainbow Yellowtail, Rainbow-runner, Runner. Difficulty in the aquarium: suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only. A aquarium size of at least 100000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Adults are found in oceanic and coastal waters, generally near the surface over reefs or sometimes far from the coast often around floating logs or other debris. Feed on invertebrates, mainly on larger crustaceans of the zooplankton, and small fishes