pilot fish

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English[edit]

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Pilot fish swimming with an oceanic whitetip shark

Etymology[edit]

So called from its having been supposed to guide sharks to their prey.

Noun[edit]

pilot fish (plural pilot fish or pilot fishes)

  1. A marine fish, Naucrates ductor, that often follows large vessels and sharks.

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