from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of blennies similar to Solarias.


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  • On the rocks in Ceylon which are washed by the surf there are quantities of the curious little fish, _Salarius alticus_ [1], which possesses the faculty of darting along the surface of the water, and running up the wet stones, with the utmost ease and rapidity.

    Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon


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