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ladyfish (plural ladyfishes or ladyfish)
- 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”, in 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.
- The Spanish hogfish (Bodianus rufus)
- Albula vulpes, one of the fish called bonefish.
- (Elops): tenpounder