Blenniidae


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Related to Blenniidae: blenny, Blennioidei
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Noun1.Blenniidae - a family of fish including: combtooth blenniesBlenniidae - a family of fish including: combtooth blennies
fish family - any of various families of fish
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
Blennius, genus Blennius - type genus of the Blenniidae
genus Scartella, Scartella - a genus of Blenniidae
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The families Muraenidae, Blenniidae, Gobiidae, and Labridae had two species each, and the families Synodontidae, Holocentridae, Cirrhitidae, Sciaenidae, Serranidae, Tripterygiidae, Tetraodontidae, and Diodontidae had one species each.
steindachneri bring to five [with the earlier addition of Plagiotremus azaleus (Pondella and Craig 2001)] the number of species of Blenniidae known to occur here (Table 1).
Atlantic mackerel Gobiidae goby Blenniidae blenny Tripterygion delaisi black-faced blenny Mugilidae mullet Pleuronectiforme flatfish Pleuronectidae sole Solea sp.
Ontogeny and intervals of development in five reef-associated species of blenny from the northern Gulf of Mexico (Teleostei: Blenniidae).
Gobiesocidae, Saccopha ryngiformes, Aulopiformes, Synbranchidae, and Blenniidae, among others) that have also lost the swim bladder but are symmetrical.
Oyster shell size and the selection of spawning sites by Chasmodes bosquianus, Hypleurochilus geminatus, Hypsoblennius ionthas (Pisces, Blenniidae) and Gobiosoma hose (Pisces, Gobiidae) in two South Carolina estuaries.
The family Cryptacanthodidae has not always been recognized as a distinct family and has at times been placed within the families Stichaeidae, Triglidae, and Blenniidae (Nawojchik 1986).
Male sexual polymorphism, alternative reproductive tactics, and androgens in combtooth blennies (Pisces: Blenniidae).
All blennioids in the guild, with the exception of the true blenny, Parablennius laticlavius (family Blenniidae), are in the family Tripterygiidae.
The Blenniidae and Carangidae families had six species each, followed by Epinephelidae, Haemulidae, Pomacentridae, and Scaridae, with five species in each family.