Definition of catalufa in English:

catalufa

noun

  • another term for bigeye
    • ‘Some members of the family are also known as catalufas.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’

Origin

From Spanish.

Pronunciation:

catalufa

/ˌkadlˈo͞ofə/