Taxon profile


Brown Remora
Remora remora (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Echeneis remora Linnaeus, 1758
Echeneis borboniensis Guichenot, 1863
Echeneis bourboniensis Duméril, 1858
Echeneis nubifera Tanaka, 1915
Echeneis parva Gronow, 1854
Echeneis postica Poey, 1860
Echeneis remeligo Duméril, 1858
Echeneis remeligo Guichenot, 1863
Echeneis remiligo Guichenot, 1863
Echeneis remoroides Bleeker, 1855

Other names

= Common Remora

Least Concern


Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [1751]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/23141]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Remora remora (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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