Meaning of pilotfish

pi•lot•fish

Pronunciation: (pī'lut-fish"), [key]
— pl. -fish, -fish•es.
  1. a small, marine fish, Naucrates ductor, often swimming with sharks.
  2. any of various other fishes having similar habits.
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