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sea robin

or sea·rob·in (sē′rŏb′ĭn)
Any of various bottom-dwelling marine fishes of the family Triglidae, having a bony head, winglike pectoral fins with two or three rays used as feelers, and the ability to produce sounds with the swim bladder. Also called gurnard.
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sea robin



(Animals) any of various American gurnards of the genus Prionotus and related genera, such as P. carolinus (northern sea robin)
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sea′ rob`in

any of various gurnards, esp. certain American species of the genus Prionotus, having large pectoral fins.
[1805–15, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sea robin - American gurnardsea robin - American gurnard; mostly found in bays and estuaries
gurnard - bottom-dwelling coastal fishes with spiny armored heads and fingerlike pectoral fins used for crawling along the sea bottom
northern sea robin, Prionotus carolinus - large searobin; found from Nova Scotia to Florida
armored sea robin, armored searobin, Peristedion miniatum - sea robins having bony scutes on the body and barbels on the chin; found mostly on the continental slope
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