Gasterosteus aculeatus

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Noun1.Gasterosteus aculeatus - of rivers and coastal regionsGasterosteus aculeatus - of rivers and coastal regions  
stickleback, prickleback - small (2-4 inches) pugnacious mostly scaleless spiny-backed fishes of northern fresh and littoral waters having elaborate courtship; subjects of much research
Gasterosteus, genus gasterosteus - type genus of the family Gasterosteidae
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The breeding colouration of male three-spined sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus) as an indicator of energy investment in vigour.
Santa Clara river: Live native fish species captured in seine hauls included northern tidewater goby (~1855), staghorn sculpin (Leptocottus armatus) (2), threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) (10 adult), and California killifish (Fundulus parvipinnis) (1 adult).
[17.] Hynes HBN (1950) The food of fresh-water sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus and Pygosteus pungitius), with a review of methods used in studies of the food of fishes.
Habitat-specific morphological variation among threespine sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus) within a drainage basin.
Behavioural differences between individuals and two populations of stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus).
Kosswig ve Battalgil (1942), Turkiye tatlisu baliklarinin cografik dagilimlarini inceledikleri calismada, Gasterosteus aculeatus L., 1758'in Buyukcekmece Rezervuari'ndaki varligindan bahsetmistir.
Prey identified to species at >10% FO were Pacific Herring, Pacific Sand Lance (Ammodytes hexapte rus), Shiner Perch, Alaska Pollock (Theragra chalcogramma), Californian Anchovy, and Three-spined Stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) (Table 3).
Anadromous and resident freshwater threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) were distinguished from each other on the basis of methods described in von Hippel and Weigner (2004).
Hynes, "The food of freshwater sticklebacks (Gasterosteus aculeatus and Pygosteus pungitius) with a review of methods used in studies of the food of fish," Journal of Animal Evology, vol.