noun, plural (especially collectively) go·by, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) go·bies.
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Origin of goby
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Sticklebacks, gobies, grey mullets, blennies are among the best-known examples.
One strange thing about the Gobies is their trick of anchoring themselves to a stone.Within the Deep|R. Cadwallader Smith
This may exist in the breeding season only, as in the fresh-water lampreys, or it may persist through life as in some gobies.
Mackerels of various genera abound, as well as gobies, blenniesm and mullets.
Into the gill-cavity of these forms small fishes, blennies, gobies, and pearl-fishes often retreat for protection.