armored searobin


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Noun1.armored searobin - sea robins having bony scutes on the body and barbels on the chin; found mostly on the continental slope
sea robin, searobin - American gurnard; mostly found in bays and estuaries
genus Peristedion, Peristedion - in some classifications the type genus of the subfamily Peristediinae: armored sea robins
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A new species of western Atlantic armored searobin, Peristedion greyae (Pisces: Peristediidae).
The armored searobins (Peristediidae) are usually found in waters greater than 100m.