Naucrates


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Noun1.Naucrates - a genus of CarangidaeNaucrates - a genus of Carangidae    
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Carangidae, family Carangidae - large family of narrow-bodied marine food fishes with widely forked tails; chiefly of warm seas
Naucrates ductor, pilotfish - small pelagic fish often accompanying sharks or mantas
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13a Fleshy keel on caudal peduncle well developed; soft anal-fin rays 15-17; body with 5-6 dark vertical bars, extending to bases of dorsal and anal fins: Naucrates ductor
Echeneis lineata = Echeneis naucrates Linnaeus: Sharksucker; p.