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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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Noun1.searobin - American gurnardsearobin - 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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Striped Searobin Prionotus evolans--Striped searobins inhabit sandy bottom areas of inshore estuaries out to deep water up to 300 feet.
Kingcroaker 1,050 43,001 Oligoplites sanrus I rather 1,000 24,176 jacket Peprilus pam American -- 6,461 harvestfish Prionotus punctatus Bluewing 22,400 1,615,631 searobin Pomatomus saltatrix Bluefish 16,130 158,373 Rajidae Rays 1,100 7,152 Rhinobatos spp.
A new species of western Atlantic armored searobin, Peristedion greyae (Pisces: Peristediidae).
mummichog, six percent, striped searobin and bay anchovy, each four percent, with white perch, tomcod, winter flounder, American eel, and blackfish making up the remaining five percent.
Its apparent disjunct range may have been due to special circumstances at Station 7, where no species of searobin was collected.
Those characteristically from shelf break area, usually included in the incidental captures, were the argentine goatfish (Mullus argentinae), grey triggerfish (Balistes capriscus), whitemouth croaker (Micropogonias furnieri), flounders (Paralichthys spp.), spiny dogfish (Squalus spp.) and bluewing searobin (Prionotus punctatus).
Several species, including a searobin (Prionotus sp.), the fourspot flounder (Paralichthys oblongus), the summer flounder (P.
Five fish species were observed in the fall only: Atlantic croaker, red drum, shrimp eel Ophichthus gomesii, emerald sleeper Erotelis smaragdus, and blackwing searobin Prionotus rubio.
Unidentified searobin 88 Rhomboplites aurorubens Vermilion snapper 89 Sarda sarda Atlantic bonito 90 Scarus guacamaia Rainbow parrotfish 91 Scomberomorus cavalla King mackerel 92 Scomberomorus maculatus Spanish mackerel 93 Scomberomorus regalis Cero mackerel 94 Scyllarides aequinoctialis Shovel-nosed lobster 95 Seriola dumerili Greater amberjack 96 Sphoeroides spp.
Trophic ontogeny of the leopard searobin, Prionotus scitulus (Pisces: Triglidae).