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- n. any of several fishes having rigid flattened spines.
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- n. any of several fishes having rigid flattened spines
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The Nature Festival, he said, is a chance for people to get to know their neighbors - including some they may not have met previously, such as the striped burrfish, the gopher tortoise and the parchment worm.
I also saw lettuce slugs, a scorpionfish, a small orange sea horse, a spotted burrfish, a spotted trunkfish, spotted drum and a southern stingray.
From National Geographic's extensive photo archives, here is an intriguing photo of a burrfish on a mic.
- spiny burrfish that can puff up, and sea robins that get their name from their large pectoral fins that make them look like a bird in flight.