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Definition of Mummichog

mummichog
Minnow Min"now, n. [OE. menow, cf. AS. myne; also OE. menuse, OF. menuise small fish; akin to E. minish, minute.] [Written also minow.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A small European fresh-water cyprinoid fish (Phoxinus l[ae]vis, formerly Leuciscus phoxinus); sometimes applied also to the young of larger kinds; -- called also minim and minny. The name is also applied to several allied American species, of the genera Phoxinus, Notropis, or Minnilus, and Rhinichthys. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any of numerous small American cyprinodont fishes of the genus Fundulus, and related genera. They live both in fresh and in salt water. Called also killifish, minny, and mummichog.
Mummichog
Mummichog Mum"mi*chog, n. [Amer. Indian name.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of small American cyprinodont fishes of the genus Fundulus, and of allied genera; the killifishes; -- called also minnow. [Written also mummychog, mummachog.]

Meaning of Mummichog from wikipedia

- The mummichog (Fundulus hetero****us) is a small killifish found along the Atlantic coast of the United States and Canada. Also known as Atlantic killifish...
- The striped killifish (Fundulus majalis), also called the striped mummichog, is a North American species of fundulid killifish. It lives in salt and brackish...
- tilapia Mrigal Mud catfish Mudfish Mud minnow Mudskipper Mudsucker Mullet Mummichog Murray cod Muskellunge Mustache triggerfish Mustard eel Naked-back knifefish...
- ambush prey which includes sand lance, menhaden, atlantic silverside, mummichog killifish, small bluefish, porgies, squid, shrimp, and crabs. While primarily...
- that family have their own common names, such as the pupfish and the mummichog. Killifish are found mainly in fresh or brackish waters in the Americas...
- Danio rerio Zebrafish Fish embryonic development Fundulus hetero****us Mummichog Fish effect of hormones on behavior Nothobranchius furzeri Turquoise killifish...
- the first fish in space (a mummichog), and the first spiders in space (garden spiders named Arabella and Anita). Mummichog were also flown by the U.S...
- Threadfin shad Dorosoma petenense Banded killifish Fundulus diaph**** Mummichog killifish Fundulus hetero****us Spotfin killifish Fundulus luciae Striped...
- bars, while the mummichog has thin light bars. The species can also be differentiated by the thicker caudal peduncle in the mummichog and brachiostegal...
- shallow pools, puddles, and small tidal rivulets. It closely resembles the mummichog (Fundulus hetero****us) in shape and coloration, but the two species can...