A Field Guide to Common Marine Fishes of Singapore
Contents

Fish index (by name)
Fish families (by picture)
Glossary
Parts of a fish
Kelvin K P Lim and Jeffrey K Y Low
 
slender shark-sucker, remora (echeneis naucrates): whole fish, top view

close-up of head, top view
30.5 cm, total length
Terumbu Selegi
photo: Kelvin K P Lim
Slender Shark-sucker or Remora
Echeneis naucrates (Linnaeus)
Echeneidae


Oval sucking disc on head, broad dark stripe over head and side. Pelagic carnivore in groups or solitary, often seen attached to sharks, turtles and ships. To 90 cm.
 
Introduction
Coastal Marine Habitats
Fishy Trivia
Dangerous Fishes
Fishes and Man
About the guidebook
 
From A Guide to Common Marine Fishes of Singapore by Kelvin K P Lim and Jeffrey K Y Low
Published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by BP

©Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and Singapore Science Centre