gudgeon

Primary Meanings of gudgeon

1.
n
small spiny-finned fish of coastal or brackish waters having a large head and elongated tapering body having the ventral fins modified as a sucker
2.
n
small slender European freshwater fish often used as bait by anglers
Full Definitions of gudgeon
1

n small spiny-finned fish of coastal or brackish waters having a large head and elongated tapering body having the ventral fins modified as a sucker

Synonyms:
goby
Types:
mudskipper, mudspringer
found in tropical coastal regions of Africa and Asia; able to move on land on strong pectoral fins
Type of:
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean
any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
2

n small slender European freshwater fish often used as bait by anglers

Synonyms:
Gobio gobio
Type of:
cyprinid, cyprinid fish
soft-finned mainly freshwater fishes typically having toothless jaws and cycloid scales

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