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(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
(Animals) any fish belonging to the Blennioidea
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|Noun||1.||blennioid - elongated mostly scaleless marine fishes with large pectoral fins and reduced pelvic fins|
blenny, combtooth blenny - small usually scaleless fishes with comb-like teeth living about rocky shores; are territorial and live in holes between rocks
pikeblenny - tropical American fishes; males are aggressively defensive of their territory
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
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