Taxon profile


Live Shark-sucker
Echeneis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Echeneidae - remoras and sharksuckers »  genus Echeneis

Scientific synonyms

Echeneis chiromacer Duméril, 1858
Echeneis fasciata Gronow, 1854
Echeneis fusca Gronow, 1854
Echeneis guaican Poey, 1860
Echeneis lunata Bancroft, 1831
Echeneis metallica Poey, 1860
Echeneis naucratus Linnaeus, 1758
Echeneis neucrates Linnaeus, 1758
Echeneis scaphecrates Duméril, 1858
Echeneis vittata Rüppell, 1838

Other names

= Live Sharksucker
= Remora
= Slender Suckerfish


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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/8012]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Echeneis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [2467]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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