Definition of Scorpion fish

1. Noun. Marine fishes having a tapering body with an armored head and venomous spines.

Exact synonyms: Scorpionfish, Sea Scorpion
Generic synonyms: Scorpaenid, Scorpaenid Fish
Group relationships: Genus Scorpaena, Scorpaena
Specialized synonyms: Plumed Scorpionfish, Scorpaena Grandicornis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scorpion Fish

scorodite
scorpaenid
scorpaenid fish
scorpaenids
scorpaeniform
scorpaenoid
scorpaenoid fish
scorpene
scorper
scorpers
scorpio
scorpiodea
scorpioid
scorpioid cyme
scorpion
scorpion fish (current term)
scorpion fly
scorpion kick
scorpion kicks
scorpion shell
scorpion venoms
scorpion weed
scorpionate
scorpionates
scorpiones
scorpionfish
scorpionfishes
scorpionflies
scorpionfly
scorpionidea

Literary usage of Scorpion fish

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Trukese-English Dictionary by Ward Hunt Goodenough, Hiroshi Sugita (1980)
"species of goatfish. suri(nu.): species of parrot fish. suru(nu.): small unidentified fish. ^/ro(nu.): species of scorpion fish. ..."

2. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookedited by Charles Morris edited by Charles Morris (1921)
"The spotted scorpion-fish (A. porc«»), a second species, occurs in the Mediterranean, the Atlantic, and the tropical seas. ..."

3. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"... were obtained in July and August, 1903, on Bird Shoal and Uncle Israel Shoal. 807. SCORP.ENA BRASILIENSIS Cuvier & Valenciennes. Scorpion-fish. ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1904)
"Science (London, 1881); Laurie (ib., 1890). SCORPION-FISH, or SCORPENE. A fish of the genus Scorpaena, typical of the ..."

5. Natural History of Hawaii: Being an Account of the Hawaiian People, the by William Alanson Bryan (1915)
"... is perhaps as typical and as common in the market and Aquarium as any of the scorpion-fish. They are indescribably mottled and streaked with brown, ..."

6. Natural History of Hawaii: Being an Account of the Hawaiian People, the by William Alanson Bryan (1915)
"... is perhaps as typical and as common in the market and Aquarium as any of the scorpion-fish. They are indescribably mottled and streaked with brown, ..."

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