pinecone fish

noun

Definition of pinecone fish

: a small sluggish berycoid fish (Monocentris japonicus) that has the body enclosed in a boxlike case made up of firmly fused large bony scales and is widely distributed in shallow waters of warm parts of the Indo-Pacific

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“Pinecone fish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pinecone%20fish. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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