- a marine game fish, Albula vulpes, found in shallow tropical waters, having a skeleton composed of numerous small, fine bones.
Origin of bonefish
Examples from the Web for bonefish
Historical Examples of bonefish
As for the strength of a bonefish, I actually hesitate to give my impressions.
About half a mile down the beach I thought I caught a glimpse of a bonefish.
They seemed to be very plentiful, and that must be why the bonefish were plentiful, too.
If you feel a tug, it is when the bonefish is ejecting the hook.
We had been under the impression that it was almost impossible to feel the bonefish bite.
- a silvery marine clupeoid game fish, Albula vulpes, occurring in warm shallow waters: family Albulidae
- a similar related fish, Dixonina nemoptera, of the Pacific Ocean