eelblenny

eelblenny
/eel"blen'ee/, n., pl. (esp. collectively) eelblenny, (esp. referring to two or more kinds or species) eelblennies.
any of several eellike fishes of the genus Lumpenus, of the prickleback family, found in subarctic coastal waters.
[EEL + BLENNY]

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