nounpl. -·fish· or -·fish·es (see fish)
any of a family (Albulidae, order Elopiformes) of silvery marine fishes; esp., a game and food fish (Albula vulpes) of shallow tropical waters
nounpl. bonefish, or bone·fish·es
Any of several silvery marine fishes of the family Albulidae, especially Albula vulpes, a game fish of warm shallow waters worldwide.
Origin of bonefishFrom its many small bones
(plural bonefish or bonefishes)