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blennioid

(ˈblɛnɪˌɔɪd)
adj
(Animals) of, relating to, or belonging to the Blennioidea, a large suborder of small mainly marine spiny-finned fishes having an elongated body with reduced pelvic fins. The group includes the blennies, butterfish, and gunnel
n
(Animals) any fish belonging to the Blennioidea
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Noun1.blennioid - elongated mostly scaleless marine fishes with large pectoral fins and reduced pelvic finsblennioid - elongated mostly scaleless marine fishes with large pectoral fins and reduced pelvic fins
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
Blennioidea, suborder Blennioidea - blennies; butterfishes; gunnels
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
wolf fish, wolffish, catfish - 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
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Suborder Blennioidei 0 47 Black sea bass Centropristis striata 1 0 Pinfish Lagodon rhomboides 1 0 Snapping shrimps Alpheoidea 0 27 Banded tulip Fasciolaria lilium 0 1 Polychaetes Polychaeta 0 4 Brittle star Ophiuroidea 0 20 Anemone Anemone 0 1 Clapper rail Rallus crepitans 1 0 Diamondback terrapin Malaclemys terrapin 5 0 Hermit crabs Paguroidea 0 2 Purple sea urchin Strongylocentrotus 0 1 purpuratus
Los resultados obtenidos en este trabajo reflejan una buena representacion dentro del PNALR de los principales grupos de peces cripticos pertenecientes a los subordenes Blennioidei y Gobioidei, donde en la totalidad del muestreo se reportaron 30 especies pertenecientes a cinco familias, y adicionalmente se incluye a la familia Gobiesocidae (Suborden Gobiesocoidei) con una especie, para completar 31 especies de peces cripticos dentro del parque.