penfish definition

  • noun:
    • A squid.
    • A squid.
    • A sparoid fish associated with the genus Calamus: so named considering that the 2nd interhemal spine is pen-shaped. The species are typically residents of this Caribbean ocean. C. penna is the best-known species, known as in Spanish pez de pluma.
    • A squid, as Loligo.

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