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Synonyms for blenny

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

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The high consumption of blennies and gobies by otters and mink in August is responsible for the high values of overlap.
15 0 Oyster toadfish Opsanus tau 40 0 Sheepshead Archosargus 4 0 probatocephalus Blennies.
Male sexual polymorphism, alternative reproductive tactics, and androgens in combtooth blennies (Pisces: Blenniidae).
The mechanics of terrestrial movement have been studied extensively in a few fishes, such as mudskippers (Swanson and Gibb 2004; Pace and Gibb 2009), eels (Gillis 1998, 2000; Herrel and others 2011), gobies (Schoenfuss and Blob 2003; Blob and others 2010), and blennies (Bhikajee and Green 2002).
Further investigation revealed that the team was dealing with many species new to science, including the new Starksia blennies.
Comprising nearly 900 species, the bottom-dwelling fishes called blennies are important members of most coastal marine ecosystems worldwide.
On Thursday, August 20 there will be a rockpool safari at Criccieth to discover crabs, paddle worms, gobies, blennies and more.
Today, aquaculturists are successfully breeding gobies, blennies, cardinalfish, and seahorses--an array of species popular with hobbyists.
High winds and rough seas have hampered sport, though flounder, dabs, rockling and blennies have been caught in small numbers around the coastline.
Below them, the thicket of what obviously was once a spectacular coral world is now choked in velvety algae and aswarm with the herbivorous species of parrotfishes, surgeonfishes, rabbitfishes, blennies, damselfishes, mollusks, and sea urchins.
Several ambulatory animals, such as the sea urchin Paracentrotus lividus, blennies (Blennius canevae), the polyplacophoran Acanthochiton fascicularis (in the lower right corner), one of several species of limpet (Patella coerulea), top shell (Monodonta turbinata), and the hairy crab Eriphia verrucosa, can also be found here.
Our tanks also lacked the wrasses, blennies, gobies, and other small carnivorous fishes that may contribute to reduced epifaunal densities in the field.