Ira Waru

Pacific Islands - A fish-god. Husband of Hina-ika. He was envisaged as half man, half fish, and is credited, in some accounts, with the invention of the eel-trap. He was the brother-in-law of Maui who turned Ira Waru into a dog when he took some of Maui's fish-bait. Also commonly known as Ira Waru.

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