clingfish(redirected from clingfishes)
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n. pl. clingfish or cling·fish·es
Any of various small marine fishes of the family Gobiesocidae, having a large sucking disk under the front part of the body by which they fasten themselves to rocks and seaweed.
n, pl -fish or -fishes
(Animals) any small marine teleost fish of the family Gobiesocidae, having a flattened elongated body with a sucking disc beneath the head for clinging to rocks, etc
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|Noun||1.||clingfish - very small (to 3 inches) flattened marine fish with a sucking disc on the abdomen for clinging to rocks etc.|