Also known as Shortdisk Sharksucker, Suckerfish, Whitefin Remora.
Found either free-swimming, or attached to their host fish, mammals, turtles, etc., by its sucker head, from estuaries to the open ocean.
They feed on scraps of food from their hosts, or parasites found on their host.
Length - 75cm
Depth - 0-45m
Widespread Western Atlantic, Caribbean
Remoras have a sucker on top of their heads to attach to anything that moves!
They spend their days Hitch hiking between large fish such as sharks, manta rays, turtles etc.
They are quite keen to hitch a lift with divers as well!!
If they do attach push forward to remove!
They feed on scraps of food from their hosts or parasites on their hosts. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Echeneis-neucratoides.html