long-spined sea scorpion

[English] plural long-spined sea scorpions

The long-spined scorpin fish is a small fish with a thick body, with a large head and tapering body. It has four long spines - two on each side on the gill cover - that stick out when the fish is removed from the water. It has a variety of colours ranging from shades of browns, with cream blotches, but sometimes orange or red with white blotches. Not really edible.

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