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Definition of the noun gobiidae
What does gobiidae mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Gobiidae: family Gobiidae
- more generic term: fish family = any of various families of fish
- member of: order Perciformes / order Percomorphi / Perciformes / Percomorphi = one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses
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Marine Genetics (2013)
by Antonio Sole-Cava, Claudia A.M. Russo, John P. Thorpe
The Gobiidae is the most speciose family of marine fishes comprising about 212 genera and roughly 1875 species, occurring mainly in tropical and subtropical areas. Gobies are often the most abundant freshwater fish on oceanic islands.
The Biology of Gobies (2011)
by Robert Patzner, James L. Van Tassell, Marcelo Kovacic, B. G. Kapoor
The Gobiidae is the third most speciose inshore marine fish family in temperate Australia (Wilson and Allen, 1987; Hoese and Larson, 2008), behind the more diverse Syngnathidae and Clinidae. The Australian gobioid fauna has recently ...
Intertidal Fishes (1998)
Life in Two Worlds by Michael H. Horn, Karen L.M Martin, Michael A. Chotkowski
Family Gobiidae. Gobies. The Gobiidae is a large family of about 1875 species, most of which are marine.
Freshwater Fish Distribution (2008)
by Tim M. Berra
The Gobiidae is the marine family with the largest number of recently described new species (Berra, 1997a; Berra and Berra, 1977). Gobies are distributed throughout the world in marine, brackish, and fresh water, primarily in the tropics and ...
The Biology of Cavernicolous Animals by A. Vandel
Gobiidae The discovery of cavernicolous Gobiidae is a recent event due to the work of the Japanese zoologist Tomiyama ( 1936).
A Dictionary of Zoology (2003)
by Michael Allaby
With about 800 species, Gobiidae is the largest family of marine fish, found in tropical to temperate waters world-wide. Gobioididae (eel gobies; subclass * Actinopterygii, order *Perciformes) A small family of marine or freshwater fish, that have ...
by John Dawes
defined three families of Gobioidei and divided the family Gobiidae into three subfamilies; Butinae, Eleotridinae and Gobiinae. This classification therefore assigns sleepers and gobies not to separate ...
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
Gobiidae. This family is distinguished by thinness and flexibility of the rays of the dorsal fin; by union—in most of the generaof the ventral fins, which are thoracic, into a disk more or less capable of being used as a sucker, by lack of an ...
Gobiidae. Blenniidae. Lophiidae. Order VI. Plectognathi. Internal skeleton only partly ossified. Scales ganoid or spinous.
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
Luvaridae Louvar Suborder: Gobioidea Eleotridae Sleepers Gobiidae Gobies* Taenioididae Eel Gobies Rhyacichthyidae Loach Goby Callionymidae Dragonets * ...
andsome gobies (Family Gobiidae) are catadromous.
The Caspian Sea Encyclopedia (2010)
by Igor S. Zonn, Aleksey N Kosarev, Michael H. Glantz, Andrey G. Kostianoy
– pike perch, Volga zander, sea zander; – bullhead (Gobiidae ) – marble goby, monkey goby, syrman goby, deep-water goby, Khvalyn goby, Caspian goby, stellate goby. Commission for Integrated Study of the Caspian Sea ...
The callionymids as a subfamily of fishes; in Günther's system of classification, the fourth group of Gobiidae, having the ventral fins widely apart from each other, and two separate dorsal fins.
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Scrabble value of G2O1B3I1I1D2A1E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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