panfish definition

  • noun:
    • seafood being suited to cooking in a frying cooking pan by virtue both of dimensions and taste; panfish tend to be caught mainly for consuming, as opposed to for sport
    • Any of many tiny meals fishes; specifically those not available in the marketplace.
    • any one of numerous tiny meals fishes taken with hook and range.
    • A fish of this right size and high quality for frying whole in a pan.
    • A saucepan-fish or casserole-fish; the king-crab, Limulus polyphemus.
    • any one of numerous tiny meals fishes; especially those caught with hook and range and never available

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