Tarpon



noun, plural tarpons (especially collectively) tarpon.
1.
a large, powerful game fish, Megalops atlantica, inhabiting the warmer waters of the Atlantic Ocean, having a compressed body and large, silvery scales.
noun (pl) -pons, -pon
1.
a large silvery clupeoid game fish, Tarpon atlanticus, of warm Atlantic waters, having a compressed body covered with large scales: family Elopidae
2.
(Austral) another name for ox-eye herring
3.
any similar related fish

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