Scientific names of this Philippine fish: Acanthurus olivaceus, Acanthurus pyroferus, Acanthurus thompsoni, Acanthurus triostegus
The labahita is a saltwater fish. Filipinos cook it by grilling or frying.
It is also used in stews such as kaldereta, menudo and ginataan.
Market price in the Philippines: around 230 pesos per kilogram