The one fish that kept you on your toes was houndfish
, as they would strike so furiously that until you hooked it the idea was another great fish.
Tylosurus crocodilus (Peron & Lesueur 1821), Houndfish
. Although all previous museum specimens from Bermuda identified as T.
Interviews indicated that needlefish species commonly landed were flat needlefish, Ablennes hians; agujon, Tylosurus acus; and houndfish, T.
Needlefishes (flat needlefish, Ablennes hians; keeltail needlefish, Platybelone argalus; agujon, Tylosurus acus; and houndfish, T.
King and Spanish mackerel, and large ceros are some of the consistent visitors, along with barracudas, jacks, houndfish
, and a variety of sharks.
Unidentified needlefish 20 Tylosurus crocodilus Houndfish
Holocentridae, Squirrelfishes 21 Holocentrus adscensionis Squirrelfish 22 Holocentrus spp.
We knew they were there and caught bonefish every morning from 14 to 20 1/2 inches, also hooking houndfish
, horseye jacks, snappers and frequent lookdowns.
Cubans don't have the ballyhoo, so they rig up a houndfish
minus head and tail, which they troll backward.