WoRMS taxon details

Remora brachyptera (Lowe, 1839)

126851  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126851)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Description Found on the body and inside gill chamber of billfishes and swordfishes, rarely on any other fishes (Ref. 2850).  
Description Found on the body and inside gill chamber of billfishes and swordfishes, rarely on any other fishes (Ref. 2850). [details]

Distribution Worldwide in warm seas; Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to Brazil  
Distribution Worldwide in warm seas; Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to Brazil [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Remora brachyptera (Lowe, 1839). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126851 on 2018-02-24
Date
action
by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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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]   

additional source Scott, W.B.; Scott, M.G. (1988). Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. No. 219. 731 pp. [details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   

additional source McEachran, J. D. (2009). Fishes (Vertebrata: Pisces) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1223–1316 in: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEcheneis brachyptera Lowe, 1839) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEcheneis nieuhofii Bleeker, 1853) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEcheneis pallida Temminck & Schlegel, 1850) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEcheneis quatuordecimlaminatus Storer, 1839) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofEcheneis sexdecimlamellata Eydoux & Gervais, 1837) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Found on the body and inside gill chamber of billfishes and swordfishes, rarely on any other fishes (Ref. 2850). [details]

Distribution Worldwide in warm seas; Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to Brazil [details]

Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Habitat Found on the body and inside gill chamber of billfishes and swordfishes, rarely on any other fishes.  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian peshku me ventuzë të murrmë  [details]
English swordfish suckerspearfish remora  [details]
Japanese クロコバン  [details]
Spanish rémora robusta  [details]