noun, plural (especially collectively) pi·lot·fish, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) pi·lot·fish·es.
Origin of pilotfish
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He was made to stick to the skipper as though he were of some use—as the pilot-fish, they say, is to the whale.End of the Tether
One paper likened him to the pilot-fish, which guides the shark to his prey.Andersonville, Volume 2
I must not forget to tell you something about the pilot-fish.A Popular Account of the Manners and Customs of India
There are other curious things about these pilot-fish that naturalists cannot explain.
The Pilot-Fish had long since departed for other scenes, and Sammy wished that he had consented to accompany him.How Sammy Went to Coral-Land
Emily Paret Atwater