Definition of medusa fish in English:

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medusa fish


A fish of the cool temperate waters of the North Pacific, the young of which typically accompany jellyfishes and may feed on their tentacles.
  • Icichthys lockingtoni, family Centrolophidae.
Example sentences
  • It is also called a medusa fish, it is more commonly associated with other types of jellies.
  • Young medusa fish live among the tentacles of jellyfish, who are immune to their sting.
  • On our last trip, one of the biologists from the Vancouver Aquarium actually found a rare medusa fish hiding inside a sea blubber.

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