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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneidae 
AphiaID: 125533

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorremoras  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsugefiskfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsugefiskfamilien  [details]
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taxa (72)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis neucratoides Zuiew, 1789
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis albescens Temminck & Schlegel, 1850 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora albescens (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis apicalis Poey, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhtheirichthys lineatus (Menzies, 1791)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis australis Bennett, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora australis (Bennett, 1840)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis borboniensis Guichenot, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora remora (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis bourboniensis Duméril, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora remora (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis brachyptera Lowe, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora brachyptera (Lowe, 1839)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis chiromacer Duméril, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis clypeata Günther, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora albescens (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis fasciata Gronow, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis fusca Gronow, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis guaican Poey, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis jacobaea Lowe, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora osteochir (Cuvier, 1829)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis lineata Menzies, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhtheirichthys lineatus (Menzies, 1791)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis lophioides Guichenot, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora albescens (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis lophioides Duméril, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora albescens (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis lunata Bancroft, 1831 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis megalodiscus Franz, 1910 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora osteochir (Cuvier, 1829)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis metallica Poey, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis naucratus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis neucrates Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis nieuhofii Bleeker, 1853 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora brachyptera (Lowe, 1839)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis nubifera Tanaka, 1915 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora remora (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis osteochir Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora osteochir (Cuvier, 1829)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis osteochire (Cuvier, 1829) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora osteochir (Cuvier, 1829)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis pallida Temminck & Schlegel, 1850 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora brachyptera (Lowe, 1839)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis parva Gronow, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora remora (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis pediculus Girard, 1893 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora osteochir (Cuvier, 1829)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis postica Poey, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora remora (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis quatuordecimlaminatus Storer, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora brachyptera (Lowe, 1839)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis remeligo Guichenot, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora remora (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis remeligo Duméril, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora remora (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis remiligo Guichenot, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora remora (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis remora Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora remora (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis remoroides Bleeker, 1855 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora remora (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis scaphecrates Duméril, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis scutata Günther, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora australis (Bennett, 1840)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis sexdecimlamellata Eydoux & Gervais, 1837 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora brachyptera (Lowe, 1839)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis sphyraenarum Poey, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhtheirichthys lineatus (Menzies, 1791)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis squalipeta Daldorff, 1793 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora remora (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis tetrapturorum Poey, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora osteochir (Cuvier, 1829)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis tropica Euphrasen, 1791 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhtheirichthys lineatus (Menzies, 1791)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis vittata Rüppell, 1838 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhtheirichthys Gill, 1862
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhtheirichthys lineatus (Menzies, 1791)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhtheirichthys lineata (Menzies, 1791) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhtheirichthys lineatus (Menzies, 1791)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhtheirichthys multiradiatus Schultz, 1943 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhtheirichthys lineatus (Menzies, 1791)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora Gill, 1862
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora albescens (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora australis (Bennett, 1840)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora brachyptera (Lowe, 1839)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora osteochir (Cuvier, 1829)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora remora (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora australia (Bennett, 1840) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora australis (Bennett, 1840)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora scutata (Günther, 1860) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora australis (Bennett, 1840)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchensis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchensis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchneis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchneis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptecheneis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptecheneis flaviventris Seale, 1906 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptecheneis naucrates (Linnaeus, 1758) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhthierichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhtheirichthys Gill, 1862
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhthierichthys lineatus (Menzies, 1791) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhtheirichthys lineatus (Menzies, 1791)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemilegia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora Gill, 1862
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemilegia australis (Bennett, 1840) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora australis (Bennett, 1840)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemorina Jordan & Evermann, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora Gill, 1862
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemorina albescens (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora albescens (Temminck & Schlegel, 1850)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhombochirus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora Gill, 1862
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhombochirus osteochir (Cuvier, 1829) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora osteochir (Cuvier, 1829)
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific. Elongate body, with the head flattened and bearing a sucking disc having 10-28 transverse movable lamina (disc said to have evolved from a spinous dorsal fin). Mandible jutted. Scales small and cycloid. Spines absent in dorsal and anal fins. About 18-40 soft rays each in dorsal and anal fins. No swim bladder. Branchiostegal rays 8-11. With the sucking disc, the remora hitches to larger animals such as sharks, bony fishes, turtles or mammals. Some species reportedly show considerable host specificity. About 1 m maximum length (reported for Echeines naucrates); the smallest species measuring 17 cm. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125533
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Echeneidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125533 on 2014-09-22
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