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lepidophagy
(english) Scale-eating, several unrelated taxa are known to specialise in eating scales from other fishes using various methods, e.g. Terapon jarbua removes scales from Mugil cephalus. Scales and associated mucus and skin are not usually the exclusive diet of these species. (See also: scale-eating, mucus, skin)

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