Synonyms for prickleback


1. prickleback, blennioid fish, blennioid
usage: small elongate fishes of shallow northern seas; a long dorsal fin consists entirely of spines
2. stickleback, prickleback, spiny-finned fish, acanthopterygian
usage: small (2-4 inches) pugnacious mostly scaleless spiny-backed fishes of northern fresh and littoral waters having elaborate courtship; subjects of much research
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