Bonefish (Atlantic) (Albula spp. )

(Linnaeus, 1758); ALBULIDAE FAMILY; also called banana fish, phantom, silver ghost, ladyfish, grubber
Occurs worldwide in shallow tropical and subtropical waters around flats and intertidal areas.
The dorsal fin consists of 17 19 soft rays. The anal fin has 8 9 soft rays, the ventral fins have 9, and the pectoral fins have 15 17. There are 65 73 scales along the lateral line—none on the head. The sides and belly of the fish are bright silver. Parts of the fins and the snout may show a yellowish or dusky color. Bonefish are basically schooling fish. The smaller ones can be seen in large schoo... Read More

Record Details
Ken Pittman
Weight of Fish
7.14 kg (15 lb 12 oz)
Length of Fish
86.36 cm (34.00 in)
Girth of Fish
49.53 cm (20 in)
Location of Catch
Key Biscayne, Florida, USA
Date of Catch
Type of Rod
Type of Reel
Shimano 4000
Type of Line
Line Size
8 lb
Method of Catch
Lure or Bait
Species Location:
Key Biscayne, Florida, USA

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