genus Synanceja

noun
stonefishes
Syn: ↑Synanceja
Hypernyms: ↑fish genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Scorpaenidae, ↑family Scorpaenidae
Member Meronyms: ↑stonefish, ↑Synanceja verrucosa

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  • Synanceja — noun stonefishes • Syn: ↑genus Synanceja • Hypernyms: ↑fish genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Scorpaenidae, ↑family Scorpaenidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Synanceja verrucosa — noun venomous tropical marine fish resembling a piece of rock • Syn: ↑stonefish • Hypernyms: ↑scorpaenid, ↑scorpaenid fish • Member Holonyms: ↑Synanceja, ↑genus Synanceja …   Useful english dictionary

  • fish genus — noun any of various genus of fish • Hypernyms: ↑genus • Hyponyms: ↑Cyprinus, ↑genus Cyprinus, ↑Abramis, ↑genus Abramis, ↑Tinca, ↑genus Tinca, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scorpaenidae — noun scorpionfishes; rockfishes; lionfishes • Syn: ↑family Scorpaenidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Meronyms: ↑scorpaenid, ↑scorpaenid fish, ↑Scorpaena, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Scorpaenidae — noun scorpionfishes; rockfishes; lionfishes • Syn: ↑Scorpaenidae • Hypernyms: ↑fish family • Member Meronyms: ↑scorpaenid, ↑scorpaenid fish, ↑Scorpaena, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • stonefish — /stohn fish /, n., pl. stonefishes, (esp. collectively) stonefish. a tropical scorpion fish, Synanceja verrucosa, having dorsal fin spines from which a deadly poison is discharged. [1660 70; STONE + FISH] * * * ▪ Synancejidae  any of certain… …   Universalium

  • Stonefish — Taxobox name = Stonefish regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Scorpaeniformes familia = Synanceiidae genus = Synanceia species = S. verrucosa binomial = Synanceia verrucosa binomial authority = Bloch Schneider,… …   Wikipedia

  • stonefish — noun Date: 1896 any of several small spiny venomous bony fishes (family Synanceiidae, especially genus Synanceja) common about coral reefs of the tropical Indo Pacific …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stonefish — stone•fish [[t]ˈstoʊnˌfɪʃ[/t]] n. pl. fish•es, (esp. collectively) fish. ich any tropical scorpionfish of the genus Synanceja that have dorsal fin spines from which a deadly poison is discharged • Etymology: 1660–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • List of marine aquarium fish species — The following list of marine aquarium fish species commonly available in the aquarium trade is not a completely comprehensive list; certain rare specimens may sometimes be available commercially yet not be listed here. A brief section on each,… …   Wikipedia

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