Sea scorpion
Sea scorpion Sea" scor"pi*on (Zo["o]l.) (a) A European sculpin ({Cottus scorpius}) having the head armed with short spines. (b) The scorpene. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sea Scorpion — may refer to:* Eurypterids, members of the extinct class Eurypterida * some members of the Cottidae family of fish including the Long spined Sea Scorpion and Short spined Sea Scorpion (also known as Father Lasher)ee also* Nepidae an insect,… …   Wikipedia

  • sea scorpion — n. any of an extinct order (Eurypterida, class Merostomata) of large arthropods …   English World dictionary

  • sea scorpion — Juodosios jūros skorpena statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Scorpaena porcus angl. sea scorpion; small scaled scorpion fish rus. скорпида; черноморская скорпена; черноморская скорпена ёрш; черноморский… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • sea scorpion — /ˈsi skɔpiən/ (say see skawpeeuhn) noun (plural sea scorpion or sea scorpions) a small, shore living fish, Cottus bubalis, of Atlantic coasts. Usage: For variation in the plural inflection, see note at fish1 …   Australian English dictionary

  • sea scorpion — sea′ scor pion n. ich scorpionfish • Etymology: 1595–1605 …   From formal English to slang

  • sea scorpion — noun marine fishes having a tapering body with an armored head and venomous spines • Syn: ↑scorpionfish, ↑scorpion fish • Hypernyms: ↑scorpaenid, ↑scorpaenid fish • Hyponyms: ↑plumed scorpionfish, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea scorpion — noun Date: 1867 1. sculpin 1 2. eurypterid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sea scorpion — Ichthyol. scorpionfish. [1595 1605] * * * …   Universalium

  • Long-spined Sea Scorpion — Taxobox name = Long spined Sea Scorpion regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Scorpaeniformes familia = Cottidae genus = Taurulus species = T. bubalis binomial = Taurulus bubalis binomial authority = Euphrasen,… …   Wikipedia

  • short-spined sea scorpion scorpion — paprastasis builis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Myoxocephalus scorpius scorpius angl. bullrout; shorthorn scorpion; short spined sea scorpion scorpion rus. европейский керчак; морской скорпион… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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