scorpionfish

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Related to scorpionfishes: family Scorpaenidae

scorpionfish:

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member of the family Sebastidae (rockfishes) according some authorities, but also classified as a member of the family Scorpaenidae (scorpionfishes, lionfishes, and rockfishes) by other authorities, carnivorous fish inhabiting all seas and especially abundant in the
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"The cryptically patterned gobies, flatfishes, eels, and scorpionfishes -- these are animals that you'd never normally see during a dive," Sparks said.
Taxa missing from Phase III, but present in other time periods, are sea chubs (Kyphosidae), mullets, and scorpionfishes (Scorpaenidae).
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