Elopidae


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Noun1.Elopidae - tarpons and ladyfishes
fish family - any of various families of fish
Isospondyli, order Isospondyli - most primitive teleost fishes; all are soft-finned: salmon; trout; herring; shad; sardines; anchovies; whitefish; smelts; tarpon
genus Tarpon - tarpons
Elops, genus Elops - type genus of the Elopidae: tenpounder
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batoid fishes, chimaeras and bony fishes (Elopidae to Linophrynidae).
On the most recent trip to Colombia, the bait (ladyfish, Elops sp.; Elopiformes: Elopidae) was cut into small pieces and placed in a leak-proof container 1 wk before departure, giving the bait extra time to decay.
Mechanisms maintaining sympatric distributions of two ladyfish (Elopidae: Elops) morphs in the Gulf of Mexico and western North Atlantic Ocean.
Litopenaeus LISE setiferus Fish Ariidae Ariopsis felis ARFE Bagre marinus BAMA Atherinopdisae Menidia menidia MEME Carangidae Chasmodes CHBO bosquiartus Carcharhinidae Caranx hippos CAHI Clupeidae Carcharhinus CALI limbatus Cynoglossidae Brevoortia BRPA patronus Cyprinodontidae Symphurus SYPL plagiusa Dasyatidae Cyprinodon CYVA variegatus Elopidae Dasyatis sabina DASA Engraulidae Flops saurus ELSA Gerreidae Anchoa mitchilli ANMI Gobiesocidae Eucinostomus EUAR argenteus Gobiidae Gobiesox spp.
Elopidae 180 XXVI(2) smithi Esox affinis* Esox niger Esocidae 198 XXVII(1) Esox ravenelii* Esox americanus Esocidae 201 XXVII(2) Trachinotus Trachinotus goodei Carangidae 192 XXVIII(1) glaucus* Huenudon ?Haemdon striatum Haemulidae 195 XXVIII(2) quadrilineatum* Not in text Alosa mediocris Clupeidae XXIX(1) Not in text AIosa sapidissima Clupeidae XXX(2) Not in text Brevoortia lyrannus Clupeidae XXX(1) Not in text Dorosoma cepedianum Clupeidae XXX(2) *Plate number in text does not agree with number on plate.
Larval ladyfish, Elops saurus Linnaeus 1766, (Elopidae) in Florida and Adjacent Waters.
On the cranial osteology of the fishes of the families Elopidae and Albulidae, with remarks on the morphology of the skull in the lower teleostean fishes generally.