Echeneis naucrates, live sharksucker, Live shark-sucker, Shark remora, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Echeneis naucrates, live sharksucker, Live shark-sucker, Shark remora, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Echeneis naucrates

Echeneis naucrates Description

Body depth is 8 to 14 times lower than SL; caudal fin in adults almost truncate, with the upper and lower lobes longer than the middle rays; 1st dorsal fin replaced by a transversal, oval, cephalic suction disc with 18 to 28 laminae. Dorsal spines: 0; dor

Echeneis naucrates Common Names

  • live sharksucker, Live shark-sucker, Shark remora

Echeneis naucrates Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Echeneis naucrates? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Echeneis naucrates species belongs to.

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Echeneis naucrates, marine species closely related

Echeneis naucrates, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Echeneis naucrates marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Echeneis naucrates. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Echeneis naucrates are marked in green.

Echeneis naucrates, geographic distribution

Where is Echeneis naucrates found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Echeneis naucrates can be found.

Echeneis naucrates, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Echeneis naucrates species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Echeneis naucrates.