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|Noun||1.||scorpaenid fish - any of numerous carnivorous usually bottom-dwelling warm-water marine fishes found worldwide but most abundant in the Pacific|
scorpion fish, scorpionfish, sea scorpion - marine fishes having a tapering body with an armored head and venomous spines
lionfish - brightly striped fish of the tropical Pacific having elongated spiny fins
rockfish - marine food fish found among rocks along the northern coasts of Europe and America