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  Current accepted name  
Accepted name
  Status details  
senior synonym, new combination
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  Etymology of generic noun  
Latin, remora = delay, hindrance (1567) (Ref. 45335).
  Etymology of specific epithet  
remora meaning delay or hindrance; these fish were once thought to delay a ship's progress when they attached to the hull (Ref. 4389).
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References using the name as accepted
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