Synonyms for prickleback |

Synonyms and antonyms for prickleback

1. prickleback (n.)

small (2-4 inches) pugnacious mostly scaleless spiny-backed fishes of northern fresh and littoral waters having elaborate courtship; subjects of much research

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2. prickleback (n.)

small elongate fishes of shallow northern seas; a long dorsal fin consists entirely of spines