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Synonyms for blenny

small usually scaleless fishes with comb-like teeth living about rocky shores

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The CCA results indicate that the bigclaw snapping shrimp (Alpheus heterochaelis) and estuarine mud crab are associated with fragmented reef habitats exposed to high levels of chlorophyll-a and that the skilletfish and freckled blenny are associated with the presence of shell clusters (larger interstitial spaces) and high densities of live oysters.
Estimates of naked goby (Gobiosoma bosc), striped blenny (Chasmodes bosquianus) and eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) larval production around a restored Chesapeake Bay oyster reef.
In total there were 51 fish caught comprising 31 flounder, 18 eels and two blenny.
Endocrine control of sexual behavior in sneaker males of the peacock blenny Slaria pavo: effects of castration, aromatase inhibition, testosterone, and estradiol.
First record of the muzzled blenny (Osteichthyes: Blenniidae: Omobranchus punctatus) from the Mediterranean with remarks on ship-mediated fish introduction.
The area is also important for many other fish species including Atlantic sea poacher, Atlantic wolffish (pictured) snake blenny and adult daubed shanny.
The list of rare species is primarily composed of species in the Goby (7 species), Cardinalfish (5 species) and Blenny (3 species) families.
Another predator, the fang blenny, sometimes develops the coloring of a young, harmless, cleaner wrasse, notes Geoffrey P.
It looks like the quick-change artist can mimic an exotic blenny species with bulging eye sockets and tentacles (inset).
Chemical industry effluent impacts on reproduction and biochemistry in a North Sea population of viviparous blenny (Zoarces viviparus).
BLENNY LUNGO'S Festival hopes are in the balance after an outbreak of coughing at his Dumfries yard.
There are rare corals such as the Devonshire cup coral, giant fan worms, and rare fish including the leopard-spotted goby and the Montagu's blenny.
Then, the blenny, whiting, and corbina are in great demand in all beach resorts along the coast for their exceptional culinary qualities.
In Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell, Freddi Fish and Luther set off to visit a tropical paradise, where Luther's Uncle Blenny is preparing for the annual Founder's Day Festival.
Andy Rutherford won zone one with 26 for 591cm, Ian Bellfield zone two with 27 for 599cm, Steve Rackstraw took the longest, a blenny of 29cm.