Image: Pilotfish, Naucrates ductor
A Pilotfish caught on hook and line 24 km off Sydney, New South Wales, April 2013. The fish was swimming under floating debris.
- Peter Somogyi
- © Peter Somogyi
As well as being found under floating debris, the species is known for swimming with large fishes. The standard name refers to the once-held believe that the species guided sharks to their prey.