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remora or sucker fish

German translation: Schiffshalter

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08:34 May 3, 2000
English to German translations [PRO]
Science
English term or phrase: remora or sucker fish
remoras or sucker fish are external parasites living off sharks.
Brigitta Hirt
German translation:Schiffshalter
Explanation:
This term is the most well known term for this species of fish, at least by anybody who has ever seen a Jacques Cousteau film. I think you can disregard the other alternatives.
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Dietrich Meyer-Beeck
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Local time: 18:15
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Summary of answers provided
nasorry, didn't see 'German'
Evert DELOOF-SYS
naSchiffshalterUwe Schwenk
naSchiffshalter
Dietrich Meyer-Beeck
nale poisson rémora
Evert DELOOF-SYS
naRemora oder KuestensaugerRasmus Neikes
naSchildfischxxxrnoel


  

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36 mins
Schildfisch


Explanation:
Straight from my dictionary. "Remora" does exist in German to refer to a mythological fish that could drag ships.

xxxrnoel
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42 mins
Remora oder Kuestensauger


Explanation:
Note the Umlaut in K"ue"stensauger!


    Reference: http://staff-www.uni-marburg.de/~worth/sammlung/fisindex.htm...
Rasmus Neikes
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51 mins
le poisson rémora


Explanation:
LE POISSON RÉMORA

For sure - mentioned as such in 'Les Dents de la Mer'
www.ac-reunion.fr/PEDAGOGIE1

Hope it helps.

Evert DELOOF-SYS
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54 mins
Schiffshalter


Explanation:
This term is the most well known term for this species of fish, at least by anybody who has ever seen a Jacques Cousteau film. I think you can disregard the other alternatives.

Dietrich Meyer-Beeck
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2 hrs
sorry, didn't see 'German'


Explanation:
Noticed too late you needed it in German

Evert DELOOF-SYS
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12 hrs
Schiffshalter


Explanation:
the most common term in German for this one.

Uwe Schwenk
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