Definition of Echeneis naucrates

1. Noun. Remoras found attached to sharks.

Exact synonyms: Sharksucker
Generic synonyms: Remora, Suckerfish, Sucking Fish
Group relationships: Echeneis, Genus Echeneis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Echeneis Naucrates

Ecbatana
Ecc.
Eccl.
Eccles
Eccles.
Eccles cake
Eccles cakes
Ecclesiastes
Ecclesiastical Latin
Ecclesiasticus
Eccleston
Ecclus.
Echelon
Echeneididae
Echeneis
Echeneis naucrates
Echidna
Echidnophaga
Echidnophaga gallinacea
Echinidan
Echinidans
Echinocactus grusonii
Echinocereus
Echinochasmus
Echinochloa
Echinochloa crusgalli
Echinochloa frumentacea
Echinodermata
Echinops

Literary usage of Echeneis naucrates

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1. Guide to the Gallery of Fishes in the Department of Zoology of the British by William George Ridewood (1908)
"echeneis naucrates, 806, is closely allied to the Remora, but is more slender ... In the Torres Strait the natives employ the echeneis naucrates, or Gapu, ..."

2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1864)
"... indeed, included, with special emphasis, in the synonymy of Gunther's Echeneis naucrates ..."

3. Sharks of Florida, the Bahamas, the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico by Jeremy Stafford-Deitsch (2000)
"... echeneis naucrates is clearly visible. [opposite bottom] This Caribbean reef ... echeneis naucrates is the most commonly seen on inshore shark species. ..."

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