sea scorpion

sea scorpion

noun Ichthyology.

Origin:
1595–1605

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sea scorpion
 
n
any of various northern marine scorpaenoid fishes of the family Cottidae, esp Taurulus bubalis (long-spined sea scorpion). They have a tapering body and a large head covered with bony plates and spines

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