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Echeneis remora Linnaeus, 1758
Synonym for Remora remora (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Synonym
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senior synonym, original combination
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  Etymology of generic noun :   
Greek, echein = to hold + Greek, nays = ship; remora, suckling fish; 1774 (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet :   
remora meaning delay or hindrance; these fish were once thought to delay a ship's progress when they attached to the hull (Ref. 4389).
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