sea raven

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sea raven

n.
A large sculpin (Hemitripterus americanus) of the North Atlantic.
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sea raven

n
(Animals) a large fish, Hemitripterus americanus, of North American Atlantic coastal waters that inflates itself with air when caught: family Cottidae (bullheads and sea scorpions)
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Noun1.sea raven - large sculpin of western Atlanticsea raven - large sculpin of western Atlantic; inflates itself when caught
sculpin - any of numerous spiny large-headed usually scaleless scorpaenoid fishes with broad mouths
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In the Scorpaeniformes, one species in Sebastidae, Sebastesfasciatus, exhibited Hb polymerization, while four species in three other families, Cottunculus microps family Psychrolutidae, Myoxocephalus octodecemspinosus family Cottidae, Myoxocephalus scorpius family Cottidae, and Hemitripterus americanus family Hemitripteridae, did not exhibit the trait (Tables 1, 2).
The size of mature oocytes and thick zona radiata are similar to those of some members of the families Salmonidae, Pleuronectidae, Hexagrammidae, Hemitripteridae, Cottidae, and Clupeidae, which have adhesive demersal eggs that are deposited on a variety of substrates.
ABSTRACT--The Bigmouth Sculpin, Hemitripterus bolini, is a cottoid fish in the family Hemitripteridae found throughout the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska to British Columbia, Canada, and northern California.