pearlfish

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Noun1.Pearlfish - found living within the alimentary canals of e.g. sea cucumbers or between the shells of pearl oysters in or near shallow seagrass bedspearlfish - found living within the alimentary canals of e.g. sea cucumbers or between the shells of pearl oysters in or near shallow seagrass beds
percoid, percoid fish, percoidean - any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
Carapidae, family Carapidae - pearlfishes: related to the Brotulidae
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An annotated and illustrated catalogue of pearlfishes, cusk-eels, brotulas and other ophidiiform fishes known to date.
We compared the effects of exposure to saponins from the sea cucumber body wall and from the Cuvierian tubules on the behavior and gill ultrastructure of pearlfishes and free-living fishes.
An annotated catalogue of pearlfishes, cuskeels, brotulas and other ophidiiform fishes known to date.