Bur fish

Bur fish

(Science: zoology) a spinose, plectognath fish of the Allantic coast of the united states (especially. Chilo mycterus geometricus) having the power of distending its body with water or air, so as to resemble a chestnut bur.

Synonym: ball fish, balloon fish, and swellfish.


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