blennioid fish


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Noun1.blennioid fish - elongated mostly scaleless marine fishes with large pectoral fins and reduced pelvic finsblennioid fish - 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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Zander CD (1982) Feeding ecology of littoral Gobioid and Blennioid fish of the Banyuls area (Mediterranean Sea), Item Main Food and Trophic Dimension of Niche and Ecotope.
The guild is composed of small (4-12 cm total length [TL]), demersal, generalist-feeding blennioid fish.
Feeding ecology of liltoral gobiid and blennioid fish of the Banyuls area (Mediterranean sea).