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Echeneis neucratoides

Echeneis neucratoidesis commonly referred to as Whitefin sharksucker. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
5073 
AphiaID:
159678 
Scientific:
Echeneis neucratoides 
German:
Schiffshalter 
English:
Whitefin Sharksucker 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Echeneidae (Family) > Echeneis (Genus) > neucratoides (Species) 
Initial determination:
Zuiew, 1789 
Sea depth:
1,5 - 51 Meter 
Size:
50 cm - 75 cm 
Temperature:
23,5°C - 25,6°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Data deficient (DD) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-01-25 16:15:48 

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Zuiew, 1789

Special thanks for this foto to Borut Furlan from Slovenia.

Echeneis neucratoides occurs near as well as far from the coast.

Sucks on whales, sharks, turtles, rays, dolphins, ships and sometimes even on divers.

Feeds on skin-parasites and small fishes.

External links

  1. FishBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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