Definition of luderick in English:

luderick

noun

  • An edible herbivorous fish of Australasian coastal waters and estuaries.

    Also called blackfish
    • ‘At Evans some nice bream and luderick are getting along the north wall.’
    • ‘The luderick are also poking about in their usual haunts.’
    • ‘The best bait for crabs is the frame of a fish that has been filleted, eg mullet, luderick, bream etc.’
    • ‘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 bream and luderick have also started to fire around the Evans River walls.’
    • ‘A few bream and possibly a luderick around the gap could be bagged.’
    • ‘Bream are still around with the luderick in the local haunts as well.’
    • ‘The luderick are coming on and off around Munsies Bridge and the Porpoise Wall.’
    • ‘Head around into the boat harbour with some berley and the luderick should be there.’
    • ‘Around Munsies Bridge is another good spot for luderick on either one of the approaches.’
    • ‘The luderick are still in the local haunts and the outside lads have not much to gloat about at all.’
    • ‘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.’

Origin

Late 19th century: from Ganay (an Aboriginal language) ludarag.

Pronunciation

luderick

/ˈluːd(ə)rɪk//ˈlʌdrɪk/