any of numerous iguanid lizards of the genus Sceloporus, common in North and Central America, usually having keeled scales that may end in a sharp point.
noun 1. any of several edible crustaceans of the family Palinuridae, differing from the true lobsters in having a spiny shell and lacking the large pincers. spiny lobster noun 1. any of various large edible marine decapod crustaceans of the genus Palinurus and related genera, having a very tough spiny carapace Also called rock lobster, […]
noun 1. any of various ratlike rodents of the genus Echimys, inhabiting forests of Central and South America, most having bristly fur.
adjective 1. spiny-finned.
- Spiny-rayed fish
noun 1. any of various fishes, as basses and perches, that have sharp, often pointed and usually rigid fin spines.