The fishermen of Key West usually know the lady-fish as bone-fish, and the ten-pounder as bony-fish.
bony fish |
Any of numerous ray-finned fishes belonging to the infraclass Teleostei or Teleostomi, having a skeleton that is completely made of bone, rather than partially or completely made of cartilage. Most living species of fish are bony fish. Also called teleost. Compare cartilaginous fish, jawless fish.