Doctor fish

Doctor fish latch onto the skin of humans to feed on their keratin, which is how they got their name. In Germany, fish therapy done using this species is a recognized form of medical treatment. They typically eat microbes and algae that grow on rocks.

Scientific Name
Garra rufa
Classification
Order: Cypriniformes, Family: Cyprinidae
Habitat
River basins in Turkey and other West Asian countries

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