gunnel definition

  • noun:
    • any one of different little, elongated fishes associated with household Pholidae, typical in tidal swimming pools and coastal seas of northern seas.
    • Variant of gunwale.
    • Alternative spelling of gunwale.
    • A small eel-shaped marine fish associated with the genus Muraenoides, specially Muraaenoides gunnellus.
    • A gunwale.
    • A small, eel-shaped, marine seafood of this genus Murænoides; esp., M. gunnellus of Europe and The united states; -- labeled as in addition gunnel fish, butterfish, rock-eel.
    • See gunwale.
    • A name associated with the elongate blennies, on the rugged coasts of the North Atlantic and North Pacific, of the genus Pholis. The best-known among these fishes when you look at the North Atlantic is P. gunnellus.
    • wale near the top of the side of vessel; topmost planking of a wooden vessel
    • little eellike fishes common in superficial waters associated with north Atlantic

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