gobye smaller gobies are short-lived, with only a few making it through their second winter.
Mackerels of various genera abound, as well as gobies, blennies and mullets.
The gobies (Gobius) are small fishes readily recognized by their ventrals (the fins on the lower surface of the chest) being united into one fin, forming a suctorial disk, by which these fishes are enabled to attach themselves in every possible position to a rock or other firm substances.
Close allies of the gobies are the walking (Periophthalmus), of which various species FIG.
bobtail squid, blennies, gobies, basslets and dottybacks.