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sea robinor sea·rob·in (sē′rŏb′ĭn)
Any of various bottom-dwelling marine fishes of the family Triglidae, having a bony head, winglike pectoral fins with two or three rays used as feelers, and the ability to produce sounds with the swim bladder. Also called gurnard.
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(Animals) any of various American gurnards of the genus Prionotus and related genera, such as P. carolinus (northern sea robin)
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any of various gurnards, esp. certain American species of the genus Prionotus, having large pectoral fins.
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|Noun||1.||sea robin - American gurnard; mostly found in bays and estuaries|
gurnard - bottom-dwelling coastal fishes with spiny armored heads and fingerlike pectoral fins used for crawling along the sea bottom
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