noun. brightly striped fish of the tropical Pacific having elongated spiny fins.
- genus Pterois
Example sentences of the word lionfish
It is important to know the sex of your lionfish as it is not recommended to have more than one male in a tank.
2. Noun, singular or mass
The easiest time to tell male lionfish from female ones is when they are ready to mate.
3. Verb, past tense
For example in fuzzy dwarf lionfish the males have 6 to 10 stripes while the females have four to six stripes.