This article is a species account for ladyfish (Elops saurus) in Florida.

Download the Ladyfish Species Account Adobe PDF (PDF 265 KB)

To view this PDF file, you will need Adobe Reader.
To download Adobe Reader, visit

FWC Facts:
Shrimping is done at night because at least two of the principal shrimp species harvested in Florida, the pink shrimp and the brown shrimp, are nocturnal.

Learn More at AskFWC