Prickleback
Prickleback Pric"kle*back`, Pricklefish Pric"kle*fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The stickleback. [1913 Webster]

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  • prickleback — Stickleback Stic kle*back , n. [OE. & Prov E. stickle a prickle, spine, sting (AS. sticel) + back. See {Stick}, v. t., and cf. {Banstickle}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small fishes of the genus {Gasterosteus} and allied genera.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prickleback — Taxobox name = Pricklebacks image caption = Cebidichthys violaceus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Stichaeidae familia authority = Gill, 1864 subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = See… …   Wikipedia

  • prickleback — /prik euhl bak /, n. 1. any of several blennioid fishes of the family Stichaeidae, usually inhabiting cold waters, having spiny rays in the dorsal fin. 2. stickleback. [1740 50; PRICKLE + BACK1] * * * ▪ fish       any of numerous fishes… …   Universalium

  • prickleback — noun Any of the fish in the Stichaeidae family …   Wiktionary

  • prickleback — n. Stickleback …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • prickleback — noun 1. small elongate fishes of shallow northern seas; a long dorsal fin consists entirely of spines • Hypernyms: ↑blennioid fish, ↑blennioid • Hyponyms: ↑snakeblenny, ↑Lumpenus lumpretaeformis, ↑eelblenny 2. small (2 4 inches) pugnacious mostl …   Useful english dictionary

  • black-lined prickleback — dygusis liumpenas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Acantholumpenus mackayi angl. black lined prickleback rus. колючий люмпен ryšiai: platesnis terminas – dygieji liumpenai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • red prickleback — askoldija statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Ascoldia variegata angl. red prickleback rus. аскольдия Книповича ryšiai: platesnis terminas – askoldijos …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • six-lined prickleback — šešiaeilė spyglianugarė šunžuvė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Ernogrammus hexagrammus angl. six lined prickleback rus. шестилинейный стихей; эрнограмма ryšiai: platesnis terminas – šešiaeilės… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • long-snouted prickleback — ilgasnukis liumpenas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Lumpanella longirostris angl. long snouted blenny; long snouted prickleback rus. длиннорылый люмпен; люмпенелла ryšiai: platesnis terminas –… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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