Remora (genus)

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Spearfish remora.jpg
Spearfish Remora (R. brachyptera)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Echeneidae
Genus: Remora
T. N. Gill, 1862
Type species
Echeneis remora
Linnaeus, 1758
  • Pseudoremora Taranetz, 1937
  • Remilegia T. N. Gill, 1862
  • Remorina D. S. Jordan & Evermann, 1896
  • Remoropsis T. N. Gill, 1863
  • Rhombochirus T. N. Gill, 1863

Remora is a genus of remoras native to temperate to tropical marine waters worldwide.


The currently recognized species in this genus are:[1]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Remora in FishBase. April 2013 version.