firefish

Firefish

Fire"fish`\, n. (Zo["o]l.) A singular marine fish of the genus Pterois, family Scorp[ae]nid[ae], of several species, inhabiting the Indo-Pacific region. They are usually red, and have very large spinose pectoral and dorsal fins.
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