Triglidae

The Triglidae, commonly known as sea robins or gurnard, are a family of bottom-feeding scorpaeniform fish. They get their name from the orange ventral surface of the species in the Western Atlantic and from large pectoral fins, which, when swimming, open and close like a bird's wings in flight.


The Triglidae, commonly known as sea robins or gurnard, are a family of bottom-feeding scorpaeniform fish. They get their name from the orange ventral surface of the species in the Western Atlantic and from large pectoral fins, which, when swimming, open and close like a bird's wings in flight.
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