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(English) A group of fishes, usually constituted of the same species, which tends to orient and move in the same direction. There are obligate and facultative schoolers. The latter can only be forced to stop schooling momentarily by considerable violence and will not maintain a state of random orientation. See aggregation. (See also: shoals, schooling, aggregation)
(French) Agrégation proche de poissons qui nage dans un assemblage. (See also: shoals, schooling, aggregation)
(Portuguese) Agregação de peixes que nadam associados uns aos outros. (See also: shoals, schooling, aggregation)

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