father lasher

father lasher

n
(Animals) a large sea scorpion, Myoxocephalus scorpius, occurring in British and European coastal waters. Also called: short-spined sea scorpion
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THIS week's Daiwa Fish of the Week winner is Ian Brough with a specimen shortspined sea scorpion - commonly known in Orkney as a "Father Lasher".