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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora remora (Linnaeus, 1758) 
AphiaID: 126853

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora Gill, 1862
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRemora Gill, 1862
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis borboniensis Guichenot, 1863
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis bourboniensis Duméril, 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis nubifera Tanaka, 1915
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis parva Gronow, 1854
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis postica Poey, 1860
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis remeligo Guichenot, 1863
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis remeligo Duméril, 1858
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis remiligo Guichenot, 1863 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis remora Linnaeus, 1758
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis remoroides Bleeker, 1855
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis squalipeta Daldorff, 1793
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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Albanian Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpeshku me ventuzë  [details]
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralmindelig sugefisk  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorshark-suckerUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorremoraUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcommon remora  [details]
Hebrew Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorרמורה רמורה  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΡεμόρα  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsugefisk  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsugefisk  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrémora tiburonera  [details]
Turkish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvantuzUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorklavuz baligi  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIsraeli part of the Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepeophtheirus crassus (Bere, 1936) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPennella filosa (Linnaeus, 1758) (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPennella instructa Wilson C.B., 1917 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMargolisius abditus Benz, Kabata & Bullard, 2000 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (6 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (144 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (8 nucleotides; 4 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Usually associated with sharks but also attaches itself to other large fishes, sea turtles and even ships. Sometimes free-swimming (Ref. 2850). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on parasitic copepods  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution cosmopolitan in warm seas, occasionally straying into the western North Atlantic north of Cape Cod to St. Pierre Bank off Nova Scotia in association with host species; Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to Argentina  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat usually associated with sharks but also attaches itself to other large fishes, sea turtles and even ships; sometimes free-swimming  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126853
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Remora remora. 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=126853 on 2014-09-19
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