noun (plural same)
An edible, herbivorous fish of Australasian coastal waters and estuaries. Also called blackfish.
- Girella tricuspidata, family Kyphosidae.
- Other fish on the go are pan-size bream, luderick and drummers (off the rocks) with some large flathead ambushing bait in and around the shallows.
- The luderick are in amongst bream at the Evans walls while main beach has had some nice whiting being caught between the north wall and surf club.
- A few bream and possibly a luderick around the gap could be bagged.
Late 19th century: from Ganay (an Aboriginal language) ludarag.
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