What does suborder scorpaenoidea mean?

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sub·or·der scor·paenoidea

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  1. Scorpaenoidea, suborder Scorpaenoideanoun

    mail-cheeked fishes: scorpionfishes; gurnards


  1. suborder scorpaenoidea

    Scorpaenoidea is a suborder of marine fishes that typically have spiny heads, large pectoral fins, and venomous spines. It's characterized by the presence of a pair of venomous grooves in the dorsal, pelvic and anal fins, which can inflict painful wounds. This suborder includes various species of scorpionfish, lionfish, and stonefish, among others. Their venomous spines are defensive mechanisms against predators. Species belonging to this suborder are found widely across the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of suborder scorpaenoidea in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of suborder scorpaenoidea in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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