fierasfer

Fierasfer

Fi`e*ras"fer\, n. [NL.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of small, slender fishes, remarkable for their habit of living as commensals in other animals. One species inhabits the gill cavity of the pearl oyster near Panama; another lives within an East Indian holothurian.
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