Fishing information for Fishing for fish in southwest Florida Waters.
Description:
LADYFISH

Terminal mouth; slender body; small scales; last dorsal ray not elongated; head small and pointed.

Where Found:
Size:
Remarks:

INSHORE fish, in bays and estuaries; occasionally enters freshwater, occuring in tidal pools and canals; often forms large schools and harasses bait at the surface.

2 to 3 pounds.

Known to spawn OFFSHORE; ribbon-like larvae very similar to Albula and Egalops, peaking in fall; adults feed predominantly on fish and crustaceans; leaps when hooked.

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