An armor plated anadromous fish that has been around for appromixatley 200 million years. These fish are designed to spool you, but if you do manage to land one, they have razor sharp scutes that will slice the shit out of you.
Sturgeon: A fresh and saltwater fish with diamond shaped scales. diamondsides = nickname. "Whites" get bigger than "greens", but mostly you can't catch whites. Bottom feeders by design, hard to catch fun to play on a line.
My friends wife hooked a sturgeon but had never seen one. She pulled it up to the boat, took one look at it, screamed, threw the pole in the water, and jumped to the other side of the boat almost in tears. She did set the hook though.
"Bob, let me tell you something: About the only thing I can think of that would be less tolerable than another term under George Bush is - no, wait, I can think of a bunch of things, um... but... uh... one particular thing that I can think of that would be more tolerable... I mean less tolerable... no, more... no less - yeah, cause almost anything would be tolerable... like a lap dance... but, uh, one that would be less tolerable would be to be beaten repeatedly about the loins with a sturgeon."