Blennioid vs Triplefin - What's the difference?

blennioid | triplefin |


As nouns the difference between blennioid and triplefin

is that blennioid is any member of the "true blennies" of the suborder blennioidei while triplefin is any of approximately 150 blennioid species of the family tripterygiidae, found in tropical and temperate waters, whose dorsal fin is separated into three parts, two of them spinous.

blennioid

English

Noun

(en noun) (wikipedia blennioid)
  • Any member of the "true blennies" of the suborder Blennioidei.
  • triplefin

    English

    (wikipedia triplefin) (Tripterygiidae)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any of approximately 150 blennioid species of the family Tripterygiidae, found in tropical and temperate waters, whose dorsal fin is separated into three parts, two of them spinous.
  • Synonyms

    * threefin