Definition of Suckerfish

1. Noun. Marine fishes with a flattened elongated body and a sucking disk on the head for attaching to large fish or moving objects.




Definition of Suckerfish

1. Noun. remora ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suckerfish

suckatash
suckboy
suckboys
sucked
sucked in
sucked up
sucken
suckener
suckeners
suckens
sucker
sucker punch
sucker punches
sucker punching
suckered
suckerfish (current term)
suckerfishes
suckering
suckerlike
suckermouth
suckermouths
suckers
suckest
sucket
sucketh
suckets
suckfish
suckfishes
suckhole

Literary usage of Suckerfish

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1. Sharks of Florida, the Bahamas, the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico by Jeremy Stafford-Deitsch (2000)
"The upper surface of the head of the suckerfish is flattened into a suction disc ... The suckerfish then receives a free ride. Some species will attach to a ..."

2. Red Sea Sharks by Jeremy Stafford-Deitsch (1999)
"A suckerfish Echeneis naucrates swims between the pelvic fins of a grey reef shark. The suction-pad on the head allows the suckerfish to attach for a free ..."

3. Red Sea Sharks by Jeremy Stafford-Deitsch (1999)
"The suckerfish then receives a free ride. Some species will attach to a variety of hosts while others are fairly specific in their requirements. ..."

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