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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Drumfish \Drum"fish`\, n. (Zool.) Any fish of the family Sci[ae]nid[ae], which makes a loud noise by means of its air bladder; -- called also drum. [1913 Webster] Note: The common drumfish (Pogonias chromis) is a large species, common south of New Jersey. The southern red drum or red horse (Sci[ae]na ocellata), and the fresh-water drum or croaker (Aplodionotus grunniens), are related species. [1913 Webster]