Stickleback

Culaea Gasterosteus Pungitius The Gasterosteidae are a family of fish including the sticklebacks. FishBase recognises 16 species in the family, grouped in five genera. However, several of the species have a number of recognised subspecies, and the taxonomy of the family is thought to be in need of revision. Although some authorities give the commo...
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stickleback

[n] - small (2-4 inches) pugnacious mostly scaleless spiny-backed fishes of northern fresh and littoral waters having elaborate courtship
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Stickleback

• (v. t.) 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.
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stickleback

noun 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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Stickleback

Stic'kle·back` noun [ Middle English & Prov English stickle a prickle, spine, sting (AS. sticel ) + back . See Stick , transitive verb , and confer Banstickle .] (Zoology) Any one of numerous species of small fishes of the genus G...
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stickleback

Any fish of the family Gasterosteidae, found in marine and fresh waters of the northern hemisphere. It has a long body that can grow to 18 cm/7 in. The spines along a stickleback's back take the place of the first dorsal fin, and can be raised to make the fish difficult to eat for predators. After the eggs have been laid the female takes no...
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stickleback

any of about 12 species of fishes of the family Gasterosteidae (order Gasterosteiformes), found in temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. ... [4 related articles]
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stickleback

stickleback, common name for members of the family Gasterosteidae, small fishes, widely distributed in both fresh- and saltwaters of the Northern Hemisphere. Sticklebacks range from 1 1/2 to 4 in. (3.7–10 cm) in length and lack true scales; they are equipped with short, strong spines in front ...
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Stickleback

Sticklebacks (Gastrosteus) are a group of small fishes so called from the spines on their back. Three species occur in Great Britain, and are known as the three-spined, ten-spined and fifteen-spined, the first two being freshwater species and the third marine. The three-spined stickleback being the most common. In the breeding season the male stick...
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Stickleback

USS Stickleback was an American Balao Class submarine of 1525 tons displacement launched in 1944. USS Stickleback was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 21 knots, carried a complement of 75 and was armed with one 4-inch gun, two 20 mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns; six 21 inch bow torpedo tubes and four 21 inch stern torpedo tubes.
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