blennioid

Definitions of blennioid
  1. noun
    elongated mostly scaleless marine fishes with large pectoral fins and reduced pelvic fins
    synonyms: blennioid fish
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    blenny, combtooth blenny
    small usually scaleless fishes with comb-like teeth living about rocky shores; are territorial and live in holes between rocks
    clinid, clinid fish
    mostly small blennioid fishes of coral reefs and seagrass beds
    pikeblenny
    tropical American fishes; males are aggressively defensive of their territory
    bracketed blenny, gunnel
    small eellike fishes common in shallow waters of the northern Atlantic
    prickleback
    small elongate fishes of shallow northern seas; a long dorsal fin consists entirely of spines
    Cryptacanthodes maculatus, ghostfish, wrymouth
    eellike Atlantic bottom fish with large almost vertical mouth
    catfish, wolf fish, wolffish
    large ferocious northern deep-sea food fishes with strong teeth and no pelvic fins
    eelpout, pout
    marine eellike mostly bottom-dwelling fishes of northern seas
    Blennius pholis, shanny
    European scaleless blenny
    Molly Miller, Scartella cristata
    inhabits both coasts of tropical Atlantic
    Chaenopsis ocellata, bluethroat pikeblenny
    found from Florida to Cuba
    Pholis gunnellus, butterfish, rock gunnel
    slippery scaleless food fish of the northern Atlantic coastal waters
    Lumpenus lumpretaeformis, snakeblenny
    found in Arctic and northern Atlantic waters
    eelblenny
    eellike fishes found in subarctic coastal waters
    Zoarces viviparus, viviparous eelpout
    an eelpout of northern Europe that is viviparous
    Gymnelis viridis, fish doctor
    brightly colored scaleless Arctic eelpout
    Macrozoarces americanus, ocean pout
    common along northeastern coast of North America
    type of:
    percoid, percoid fish, percoidean
    any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
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