ladyfish

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English[edit]

A ladyfish (Elops)

Etymology[edit]

lady +‎ fish

Noun[edit]

ladyfish (plural ladyfish or ladyfishes)

  1. A coastal dwelling fish in the genus Elops, found throughout the tropical and sub-tropical regions.
    • 2008 March 5, Norm Zeigler, “Seeking Florida Redfish, Catching Only Glimpses”, New York Times:
      Eventually we yielded to the urge to catch something — anything — so we sought out a channel where we boated seatrout, ladyfish and one lizard fish.
  2. The Spanish hogfish (Bodianus rufus)
  3. Albula vulpes, one of the fish called bonefish.

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