Definition of lionfish
: any of several scorpaenid fishes (genus Pterois) of the Indian Ocean and the tropical Pacific that are brilliantly striped and barred with elongated fins and venomous dorsal spines
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Sometimes, groupers will even help out with scuba divers hunting invasive lionfish.
So the sea krait has its deadly bite, which doubles as an offensive and defensive weapon, while the lionfish has its spines.
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