ladyfish

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ladyfish game fish resembling the tarpon but smaller
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Ladyfish (Zoöl) A large, handsome oceanic fish (Albula vulpes), found both in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans; -- called also bonefish grubber French mullet, and macabé.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ladyfish A fish, Albula vulpes, of the family Albulidæ, of a brilliant silvery color, abundant in tropical seas, and quite gamy, but of little value as food.
    • n ladyfish A labroid fish, Harpe rufa, with 12 dorsal spines, continuous lateral line, scaly cheeks and opercles, base of dorsal fin scaly, and posterior canines. It is a common West Indian fish, occurring also along the Florida coast, and of beautiful color. More fully called Spanish ladyfish; also doncella.
    • n ladyfish The skipper or saury, Scomberesox saurus.
    • n ladyfish A trachinoid fish, Sillago domina, found in the Bay of Bengal and generally throughout the East Indian archipelago.
    • n ladyfish The ten-pounder.
    • n ladyfish A mermaid.
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Usage


In news:

Ladyfish pack big bite.
Put some live chummers out and expect action from trout, reds, mackerel, ladyfish, jacks, sharks and more.
Time to experience the fall migration and feeding frenzy of seemingly millions of ravenous Spanish mackerel with lots of bluefish, ladyfish, trout, bonita, sharks, and kingfish mixed in.
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