Definition of rainbow runner in English:

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rainbow runner

noun

A colourfully striped fish of the jack family, of warm seas worldwide.
  • Elagatis bipinnulata, family Carangidae
Example sentences
  • Dense schools of fusiliers swarm past, followed by squadrons of predators like big-eye trevally, mackerel and rainbow runners.
  • Five sharks circled us as rainbow runners scraped off parasites from their sides.
  • Dive it and you are almost guaranteed to see schooling barracuda, horse-eye jacks and rainbow runners, as well as giant green moray eels and hawksbill turtles hunting for a meal on the reef.
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