Also known as Bonefish, Bonyfish, Elops, Fiddler, John, Long John, Riverfish, Silverfish, Skipjack, Springer, Tarpon.
Found in large schools over shallow muddy areas of brackish estuaries and lagoons very close to shorelines.
They feed on crustaceans and small fish.
Length - 100cm
Depth - 0-50m
Widespread Western Atlantic, Caribbean
Spectacularly leaps out the water when hooked from line fishing. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/175