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Definition of Prickleback

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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 back is armed with two or more sharp spines. They inhabit both salt and brackish water, and construct curious nests. Called also sticklebag, sharpling, and prickleback.
Prickleback
Prickleback Pric"kle*back`, Pricklefish Pric"kle*fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) The stickleback.

Meaning of Prickleback from wikipedia

- The monkeyface prickleback (Cebidichthys violaceus), also commonly known as the monkeyface eel, is a species of prickleback native to the Pacific coast...
- The pricklebacks (also known as shannies) are a family, Stichaeidae, of fishes in the order Perciformes. The prickleback fish can also breathe oxygen.[clarification...
- Minnow Minnow of the deep Modoc sucker Mojarra Mola mola Monkeyface prickleback Monkfish Mooneye Moonfish Moorish idol Mora Moray eel Morid cod Morwong...
- Monstrous Manual (1993) Velvet Ants, Gr****hoppers and Locusts Kalothagh (Prickleback) Kani Doll Dragon Magic (1989) Kender A "diminutive and highly playful...
- Pikeperch Pilchard Pinfish Plaice Pollock Pomfret Porkfish Pout****ou Prickleback Queenfish Quillback Redfish Roach Rock b**** Rock hind Rockfish Rose fish...
- JF SJ BB SG NS Longsnout prickleback Lumpenella longirostris, SG Y-prickleback Lumpenopsis hypochroma, SG NG Snake prickleback Lum**** sagitta, JF SJ...
- Baendaengi-jeot (밴댕이젓) – salted sardinella Baengeo-jeot (뱅어젓) – salted baby prickleback Biut-jeot (비웃젓) – salted herring Bolak-jeot (볼락젓) – salted rockfish Byeongeo-jeot...
- Family Zoarcidae Swainson, 1839 (Eelpouts) Family Stichaeidae Gill, 1864 (Pricklebacks) Family Cryptacanthodidae Gill, 1861 (Wrymouths) Family Pholidae Gill...
- Ernogrammus is a genus of fish in the family Stichaeidae or pricklebacks. Ernogrammus hexagrammus Ernogrammus walkeri Ernogrammus zhirmunskii Markevich...
- the C. decoratus' most common names are: Decorated warbonnet Decorated prickleback Decorated blenny The bold cirri on its head extend continuously along...