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Title: Saltwater Fishes

Species #: 42

Common Name: Remora Scientific Name: Remora remora Kingdom: Animalia Class: Family:

Actinopterygii

Phylum: Chordata Order:

Perciformes

Coryphaenidae

Geography / Habitat: Western Mediterranean and Atlantic, pelagic

Life Strategy: clings to bottom of sharks, rays, other large organisms.

Food / Feed Strategy: gillrakers filter plankton as they ride large fish

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Body Form or Style: Compressiform Swim / Locomotion Style: Subcarangiform Mouth Position: Superior Citation: "Remora." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 12 Dec. 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Remora>

42 Remora  

Common Name: Remora Family: Coryphaenidae Geography / Habitat: Western Mediterranean and Atlantic, pelagic Title: Saltwater Fishes Food / Fe...

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