gaff-topsail catfish

or gaff·top·sail cat·fish

[ gaf-top-seyl, -suh l ]
/ ˌgæfˈtɒpˌseɪl, -səl /


a sea catfish, Bagre marinus, occurring in the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico from Cape Cod to Panama, and having the spine of the dorsal fin greatly prolonged and flattened. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019