Florida Go Fishing

Remora (Remora remora) Species > Remora The common Remora (Remora remora) is often called a sucker fish or hitch hiker because it is usually encountered attached to a larger species such as whales, dolphins, sharks and turtles. We have heard many times that remora are saltwater leeches – nothing is further from the truth. Remora … Read more

Do you eat remora?

No, I do not eat remora. Remora, also known as suckerfish or sharksuckers, are small fish found in tropical and subtropical waters all over the world. They attach themselves to larger fish and use their sucker disc on their head to feed off the scraps of food these larger fish get. Remora are not considered … Read more

Remora : Remora Sml

Remora Sml/Med Echeneis naucrates Variant price modifier: Base price with tax: Salesprice with discount: Our Price: $85.00 (Important) Please Click HERE to double check our supplier’s website for in-stock on your order to prevent delay. FastStats Tank Stats Click here to view Complete FastStats Max Size: 36” Care Level (INT): Intermediate Temperament: Semi-aggressive Reef Safe: … Read more

Dive into anything

Remoras eat scraps of prey dropped by the shark. They also feed off of parasites on the shark’s skin and in its mouth. This makes the shark happy because the parasites would otherwise irritate the shark. Remoras do not eat scraps from its host’s meals as was once believed. This study found that they mostly … Read more

Shark Parasites

Science News Shark Parasites In observance of Shark Week, we are rerunning some of our favorite articles on sharks and their conservation. Remoras Remoras could be considered freeloaders. Even though they are fine swimmers on their own, they evolved sucker discs on the top of their heads used to attach themselves to their hosts and … Read more


Remora Remora Temporal range: Common remora, Remora remora Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Carangiformes Family: Echeneidae Rafinesque, 1810[2] Genera[3] Synonyms Echeneididae The remora (/ˈrɛmərə/), sometimes called suckerfish, is any of a family (Echeneidae) of ray-finned fish in the order Carangiformes.[4] Depending on species, they grow to 30–110 cm (12–43 in) long. … Read more

Remora Fish, Those Suckers of the Sea, Are Inspiring New Adhesives

News Home & Design Remora Fish, Those Suckers of the Sea, Are Inspiring New Adhesives Scientists would like to replicate the features that make remora fish unique. By Jaymi Heimbuch Jaymi Heimbuch Twitter Writer California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Jaymi Heimbuch is a writer and photographer specializing in wildlife conservation, technology, and food. … Read more