WoRMS taxon details

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

126853 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126853)
accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis remora Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Usually associated with sharks but also...  
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 editorDistribution cosmopolitan in warm seas, occasionally...  
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]
Bailly, N. (2008). Remora remora. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126853 on 2017-11-21

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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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original description  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis remora Linnaeus, 1758) Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up [details]   

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 Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 260 [details]   

additional source Wheeler, A. (1992). A list of the common and scientific names of fishes of the British Isles. J. Fish Biol. 41(Suppl. A): 1-37 (look up in IMIS)
page(s): 260 [details]   

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  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis remora Linnaeus, 1758) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis remoroides Bleeker, 1855) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis squalipeta Daldorff, 1793) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis remiligo Guichenot, 1863) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis borboniensis Guichenot, 1863) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis bourboniensis Duméril, 1858) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis nubifera Tanaka, 1915) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis parva Gronow, 1854) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis postica Poey, 1860) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis remeligo Duméril, 1858) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

basis of record  (ofChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheneis remeligo Guichenot, 1863) 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
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]
 

Host of
LanguageName 
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]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorナガコバン  [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]