Definition of catalufa in English:

catalufa

noun

  • another term for bigeye (sense 2)
    • ‘Some members of the family are also known as catalufas.’
    • ‘A torch shone down the walls will reveal bright red alfonsitos and the larger red and white catalufas, which have large eyes that glow in torchlight.’
    • ‘The fish identification card includes the Garibaldi, California's State Fish, yellowtail, bat rays, the extremely depleted bocaccio, the elusive popeye catalufa, & many more.’
    • ‘Species are snapper, grouper, cobia, sail, bream, king, dolphin (dorado or Mahi Mahi), leatherjacket (leather jacket), jack travally, giant travally, hawaiian bigeye (catalufa), trigger, gar, and needle fish.’

Origin

From Spanish.

Pronunciation

catalufa

/ˌkatəˈluːfə/