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Fish Identification: Find Species

Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Echeneidae Remoras

Genus: Echeneis

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by De Vroe, J.

Circumtropical. Western
Max. Length 110 cm TL
Echeneis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by De Vroe, J.
 
Echeneis naucrates
[Live sharksucker]

Photo by Johnson, L.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 75 cm TL
Echeneis neucratoides Zuiew, 1789

Photo by Johnson, L.
 
Echeneis neucratoides
[Whitefin sharksucker]
2 Species of Family Echeneidae with Genus Echeneis
(Remoras)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1758 Echeneis naucrates Live sharksucker Circumtropical. Western 110 TL
1789 Echeneis neucratoides Whitefin sharksucker Western Atlantic 75 TL



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