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Noun: pearlfish  'purl,fish
  1. Found living within the alimentary canals of e.g. sea cucumbers or between the shells of pearl oysters in or near shallow seagrass beds
    - pearl-fish

Derived forms: pearlfishes

Type of: percoid, percoid fish, percoidean

Part of: Carapidae, family Carapidae

Encyclopedia: Pearlfish