- a game fish, Elops saurus, of warm seas, closely related to but smaller than the tarpon.
Origin of ladyfish
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This forms the adipose eyelid characteristic of the mullet, mackerel, and ladyfish.
Transformation of the Ladyfish, from the translucent, loosely compacted larva to the smaller, firm-bodied young.
Twenty-five years ago I compared the ladyfish to a "silver shuttle," for such it appeared in its efforts to escape when hooked.Favorite Fish and Fishing
James Alexander Henshall