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jollytail Line breaks: jolly|tail
Pronunciation: /ˈjɒlɪteɪl/

Definition of jollytail in English:


Another term for inanga.
Example sentences
  • Adult jollytails live in the lower reaches of streams and migrate down to estuaries in the autumn to spawn.
  • Amongst the ichthyologic fauna of fresh waters we have the the zebra trout and the common jollytail.
  • Even the lake-dwelling jollytails are migratory and travel up small streams to spawn.

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