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|Noun||1.||scorpaenoid fish - fishes having the head armored with bony plates|
acanthopterygian, spiny-finned fish - a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays
scorpaenid, scorpaenid fish - any of numerous carnivorous usually bottom-dwelling warm-water marine fishes found worldwide but most abundant in the Pacific
sculpin - any of numerous spiny large-headed usually scaleless scorpaenoid fishes with broad mouths
Cyclopterus lumpus, lumpfish - clumsy soft thick-bodied northern Atlantic fish with pelvic fins fused into a sucker; edible roe used for caviar
Liparis liparis, sea snail, seasnail, snailfish - small tadpole-shaped cold-water fishes with pelvic fins forming a sucker; related to lumpfish
sea poacher, sea poker, poacher - small slender fish (to 8 inches) with body covered by bony plates; chiefly of deeper northern Pacific waters
greenling - food fish of the northern Pacific
flathead - food fish of the Indonesian region of the Pacific; resembles gurnards
gurnard - bottom-dwelling coastal fishes with spiny armored heads and fingerlike pectoral fins used for crawling along the sea bottom
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