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Echeneis naucrates Linnaeus, 1758
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Echeneis; Species: naucrates; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Comment :   
Originally spelled neucrates; regarded as a misprint and placed on Official Index (Ref. 33021).
  Etymology of Generic name : 
 
Greek, echein = to hold + Greek, nays = ship; remora, suckling fish; 1774 (Ref. 45335).
Etymology of specific name : 
 
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
 
 

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