Into the gill-cavity of these forms small fishes, blennies, gobies, and pearl-fishes often retreat for protection.
I fear the gobies and the Gabies are turning in their graves.
This may exist in the breeding season only, as in the fresh-water lampreys, or it may persist through life as in some gobies.
Sticklebacks, gobies, grey mullets, blennies are among the best-known examples.
Moreover, a number of related species of gobies occur in the neighborhood.
Some of the gobies make nests in which to bring up their little ones, just as the sticklebacks do.
Mackerels of various genera abound, as well as gobies, blenniesm and mullets.
One strange thing about the gobies is their trick of anchoring themselves to a stone.
kind of fish, 1769, from Latin gobius, from Greek gobios, name of a type of small fish, of unknown origin.