Marlin sucker

The Marlin sucker lives in the pelagic-oceanic, oceanodromous, marine environment.

Remora, Marlin Sucker, Common Remora and White Suckerfish. More

* Remora osteochir (aka marlin sucker) - As the common name implies (once again), the marlin sucker prefers the marlin as its host, as well as sailfish and, on occasion, other larger types of fish. More

parasitic on the marlin sucker Remora osteochir (Cuvier) in the Atlantic Ocean, Journal of Parasitology, 92(5):1113-1115 Orrell, T.M., Collette, B.B. and Johnson, G.D. 2006. Molecular data support separate scombroid and xiphioid clades, Bulletin of Marine Science, 79(3):505-519 van der Straten, K.M. More

call the remora a marlin sucker but Fishmael despises the term, for he feels he is much more than that. Blue Road to Atlantis Excerpt "Then again," the catfish considers, "maybe men are favored. More

Common names

Agarrador in Portuguese (Português)
Agarrador in Spanish (español)
Atta-mas in Mahl
Feesung in Mahl
Hardfin marlinsucker in English
Hishikoban in Japanese (日本語)
Katrë in Numee
Keesakam in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Kolisopsaro marlinon in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Kolisopsaro marlinon in Greek, Modern (1453)
Marlin sucker in English
marlinsucker in English
Marlinsugefisk in Danish (dansk)
Marlinsugfisk in Swedish (Svenska)
Pegador in Portuguese (Português)
Pez pega disco in Spanish (español)
Poisson pilote in French (français)
Poisson rémora in French (français)
Rémora in English
Rémora in Portuguese (Português)
Rémora in sp
Rèmora de disc Ilarg in Catalan (Català)
Rémora de merlín in Spanish (español)
Rémora des marlins in French (français)
Remora grigia in Italian (Italiano)
Rémora marlinera in Spanish (español)
Rémora noir des marlins in French (français)
RÍmora in Portuguese (Português)
Sailfishsucker in English
Sangazzuga in Italian (Italiano)
Talitaliuli in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Κολαούζος in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Κολλησόψαρο in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Κολλησόψαρο μαρλίνων in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Κολλησόψαρο μαρλίνων in Greek, Modern (1453)
കീശകം in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
കീസകം in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
大盘短鮣 in Mandarin Chinese
大盘菱短鮣 in Mandarin Chinese
大盤短鮣 in Mandarin Chinese
大盤菱短鮣 in Mandarin Chinese
菱印魚 in Mandarin Chinese
菱印鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Echeneidae
Genus : Remora
Species : Remora osteochir
Authority : Cuvier, 1829