Elops saurus


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Noun1.Elops saurus - game fish resembling the tarpon but smallerElops saurus - game fish resembling the tarpon but smaller
tarpon, Tarpon atlanticus - large silvery game fish of warm Atlantic coastal waters especially off Florida
Elops, genus Elops - type genus of the Elopidae: tenpounder
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Carl Linnaeus first described and named the ladyfish, Elops saurus, in 1766.
Although it is impossible to say with certainty which species Holbrook described and illustrated, he most likely had Elops saurus.
One example of this type of data gap is that for ladyfish, Elops saurus, a fishery species that inhabits coastal waters of Florida (Hildebrand, 1963; Murray et al.
Petersburg, and Smithsonian Marine Station in Fort Pierce have compiled species accounts for Elops saurus.