Tag: suckerfish

Remora on a dugong in the Red Sea (Egypt)

This video shows how a large specimen of remora (suckerfish) clings and slides on the dugong. The relationship between remora and dugong is addressed.

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Sucker fish (remoras) and turtles in a commensal relationship

Photo credit: Mohamed Hassan (ORCA, Marsa Alam) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The Remoras are a group of fish that belong to the family “Echeneidae” and may be called suckerfish. They lack swim bladder; instead they use a sucking disc on the top of their heads to attach themselves …

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