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Synonyms for ribbonfish

thin deep-water tropical fish 20 to 30 feet long having a red dorsal fin

marine fish having a long compressed ribbonlike body

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Population dynamics and fishery of ribbonfish (Trichiurus lepturus) of Saurashtra Coast.
Historically, the most productive dead bait for king mackerel is a cigar minnow and duster combination, but ribbonfish work and so do most dead baits when slow trolled or drifted behind the boat.
Named for their slim, ribbon-like appearance, Ribbonfish are rarely seen alive and live in deep waters.
It also has a set of detailed specifications to be followed by Indian processors for IQF shrimp and prawns, block-frozen shrimp and prawn, and frozen fish such as red mullet, ribbonfish, grouper, shad, sea bream, eel, pomfret and mackerel.
Mackerel baits that are effective for the downrigger cycling mode include live blue runners, menhaden, silver mullet, pilchards and dead pre rigged Spanish mackerel, mullet and ribbonfish.
Down here in Florida, we are using goggle-eyes, ribbonfish, tinker mackerel, blue runners and few others.
Goggle-eyes are a great deep bait, as are blue runners and ribbonfish.
Back in the 1970s, I caught a 4-foot-long ribbonfish on a paddle-tail jig, in the North Fork of the St.
Elsewhere, snook are along the beach, Spanish mackerel are in the surf and just beyond it and night fishing in the rivers and near their bridges always holds a few surprises like moonfish, mangroves, ribbonfish and tripletail, along with the regular suspects of nice seatrout and snook.
In the winter, we fish more "fish" baits like tinker mackerel, mullet, horse ballyhoo and ribbonfish.
A closed-mouth bunch of kingfish chasers target them on the beaches, slow-trolling pogies, mullet or ribbonfish in 35 to 45 feet of water north of the St.
Good deepwater kingfish baits include live blue runners, menhaden, silver mullet, pilchards and dead, pre-rigged Spanish mackerel, mullet and ribbonfish.
The big kingfish found Steve's ribbonfish pinned to a downrigger on the first day of the tournament.
We're catching big ribbonfish, a three-, a four-footer, with wicked teeth, and then a really small sea snake swims into the light.
Jan Crabhill, president of the Polk County chapter, won that division this year with a 39-inch ribbonfish.