n. pl. blen·nies
Any of numerous small chiefly marine bottom-feeding fishes of the suborder Blennioidei, having elongated bodies and often kept as aquarium fish.
[Latin blennius, a kind of sea fish, from Greek blennos, slime, blenny; see mel-1 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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neon triplefin blenny
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