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English noun: family Echeneidae

1. family Echeneidae (animal) fishes having a sucking disk on the head for clinging to other fishes and to ships


SynonymsEcheneididae, family Echeneididae


Broader (hypernym)fish family


Member holonymEcheneis, genus Echeneis, genus Remilegia, Remilegia, remora, suckerfish, sucking fish


Member meronymDiscocephali, order Discocephali









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