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24.5 in  Fort Pierce, FL, USA	7-May-2014	 	Andrew Mixon 24.5 in Fort Pierce, FL, USA 7-May-2014 Andrew Mixon

ELOPIDAE FAMILY; some of the numerous common names include tenpounder, machete, chiro, awa, awa’aua, bidbid, springer, ua, agban, lak, Guinee machete, West African ladyfish, Senagalese ladyfish, Hawaiian ladyfish, springer

There are six species of ladyfish inhabiting tropical and subtropical waters all over world. They are inshore species that are commonly found in estuaries, coastal lagoons, hypersaline bays, along shorlines, and even venture far up coastal streams.

All are slender, silvery fish with large terminal mouth, eyes partially covered with adipose eyelids and deeply forked tail. They resemble juvenile tarpon without the last elongated dorsal fin ray. Some ladyfish can reach weights of 15-25 lb (6.8-11.3 kg), but they are most often encountered in the 3-5 lb (1.4-2.3 kg) range.

 

Length Location Catch Date Angler Kayak
24.5 in Fort Pierce, FL, USA 7-May-2014 Andrew Mixon Hobie Pro Angler 14
21.35 in Perdido Bay, Alabama, USA 21-July-2012 Aaron Rubel Hobie Pro Angler 12
19 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA 27-April-2013 Darrell Olson ''



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Last modified on Friday, 21 November 2014 12:52
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# Paul Rubel 2013-08-15 08:05
What a great accomplishment, very proud of you.
 

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