English name Fijian name Raw per piece ($FJD) offered as buying price by middleperson Prices received by the middleperson from the marine product agents  ($FJD) when product sold dry
White teatfish Sucuwalu $4.00-$10.00 50.00-60.00
Black teatfish Loaloa, lolo $1.50-$2.50 22.00-35.00
Sandfish Dairo, tero Banned -
Prickly redfish Sucudrau $.50-$2.00 30.00-40.00
Stonefish Dri-vatu, Ki $1.00-$2.00 30.00-38.00
Surf Redfish Tarase $1.00-$2.00 13.00-28.00
Blackfish Driloli $0.80-$2.00 20.00-30.00
Elephant  Trunkfish Dairo-ni-cakau $0.20-$0.80 5.00-7.00
Greenfish Tarasea $0.20-$2.00 40.00-50.00
Curryfish Laulevu $0.50-$2.50 22.00-30.00
Amberfish Dri-volavola $0.10-$0.80 5.00-7.00
Brown sandfish Vula $0.60-$0.80 7.00-11.00
Deep water redfish Dri-tabua $1.50-$2.00 25.00-30.00
Lollyfish Loliloli $2.00-4.00/kg dry 5.00-6.00
Sea cucumber Mundra, midro $1.00-$2.00 4.50-5.50
Snake fish Loliloli $2.00-4.00/kg dry 5.00-5.50
Tiger fish Vula-ika $0.30-$0.80 14.00-16.00
Table 3: Prices paid by middlemen to Fijian fishers for raw sea cucumber product in Fiji Islands in 2008.