noun. marine fishes with a flattened elongated body and a sucking disk on the head for attaching to large fish or moving objects.
- spiny-finned fish
- whale sucker
- Echeneis naucrates
- family Echeneididae
- Remilegia australis
- family Echeneidae
- fish (English)
- fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
- sucker (English)
Example sentences of the word suckerfish
The little suckerfish you buy at the pet shop might be only 3 inches long, but he can grow as large as 24 inches.
2. Noun, singular or mass
As long as you find a little left in the morning, you can be assured that your suckerfish is getting enough to eat.