WoRMS taxon details

Remora remora (Linnaeus, 1758)

126853  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126853)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofEcheneis 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]   
Description Usually associated with sharks but also attaches itself to other large fishes, sea turtles and even ships. Sometimes...  
Description Usually associated with sharks but also attaches itself to other large fishes, sea turtles and even ships. Sometimes free-swimming (Ref. 2850). [details]

Distribution cosmopolitan in warm seas, occasionally straying into the western North Atlantic north of Cape Cod to St. Pierre Bank off...  
Distribution 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Remora remora (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=126853 on 2018-02-26
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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  (ofEcheneis 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  (ofEcheneis 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  (ofEcheneis 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  (ofEcheneis 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  (ofEcheneis 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  (ofEcheneis 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  (ofEcheneis 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  (ofEcheneis 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  (ofEcheneis 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  (ofEcheneis 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  (ofEcheneis 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  (ofEcheneis 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
Description Usually associated with sharks but also attaches itself to other large fishes, sea turtles and even ships. Sometimes free-swimming (Ref. 2850). [details]

Diet Feeds on parasitic copepods  [details]

Distribution 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]

Habitat usually associated with sharks but also attaches itself to other large fishes, sea turtles and even ships; sometimes free-swimming  [details]

Habitat nektonic [details]
 

LanguageName 
Albanian peshku me ventuzë  [details]
Danish almindelig sugefisk  [details]
English shark-suckerremoracommon remora  [details]
Hebrew רמורה רמורה  [details]
Japanese ナガコバン  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Ρεμόρα  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål sugefisk  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk sugefisk  [details]
Spanish rémora tiburonera  [details]
Turkish vantuzklavuz baligi  [details]