Whitefin sharksucker

The Whitefin sharksucker lives in the reef-associated, marine environment.

Here we see Whitefin sharksucker (Echeneis neucratoides), the Western Atlantic species, attached to its host. When attached to a large predator, the suckerfish eats food scraps from the feeding activity of its host. It is also known to eat parasites off the host's body. More

* Whitefin sharksucker, Echeneis neucratoides Zuiew, 1786. * Genus Phtheirichthys * Slender suckerfish, Phtheirichthys lineatus (Menzies, 1791). More

Whitefin Sharksucker (Echeneis neucratoides) Photos = Description: Warnings: n/a Is Whitefin Sharksucker (Echeneis neucratoides) edible (good-eating)? No Maximum weight of Whitefin More

A Sand Tiger Shark swimming in the sea (Odontaspis Taurus) with Whitefin Sharksucker (Echeneis Neucratoides), North Carolina, USA (1335-207 More

Common names

Hvidfinnet sugefisk in Danish (dansk)
Pega in Spanish (español)
Pega aletablanca in Spanish (español)
Pega-pega in Unknown
Pega-pega in Wayuu
Rémora in Spanish (español)
Rémora blanc in French (français)
Rémora blanche in French (français)
rémora filoblanco in Spanish (español)
whitefin sharksucker in English
白鰭鮣 in Mandarin Chinese
白鰭鮣 in Unknown
白鳍鮣 in Mandarin Chinese
白鳍鮣 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Echeneidae
Genus : Echeneis
Species : Echeneis neucratoides
Authority : Zuiew, 1786