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scorpionfish vs. lionfish
[ skawr-pee-uhn-fish ]
- any of several tropical and temperate marine scorpaenid fishes, especially members of the genus Scorpaena, many having venomous dorsal spines.
[ lahy-uhn-fish ]
- a brightly striped scorpionfish of the genus Pterois, especially P. volitans, of the Indo-Pacific region, having long, flamboyant, venomous spiny fins.
- an Atlantic scorpionfish, Scorpaena grandicornis.