- Ancient Greek ἐχενηΐς (echeneis, "ship-detaining") (Wiktionary)
“Of fishes whose habitat is in the vicinity of rocks there is a tiny one, which some call the Echeneis, or”
“Today, he survives as the Echeneis naucrates, or "Live Sharksucker," or "Slender Suckerfish.”
“When the South-wind is blowing and your oarsmen are urging on your vessels, has the sucking-fish (Echeneis) fastened its bite upon them through the liquid waves?”
“The inhabitants of Cuba then employed a small fish to take the great sea turtles; they fastened a long cord to the tail of the reves (the name given by the Spaniards to that species of Echeneis*).”
“The fish that had thus singularly fallen into their hands was, as Ben had stated, the sucking-fish, _Echeneis remora_, -- one of the most curious creatures that inhabit the sea.”
“A smaller species of the sucking-fish is found in the Mediterranean, -- the _Echeneis remora_.”
“Perhaps the most interesting fact in the history of the _Echeneis_ is its being the same fish as that known to the Spanish navigators as the”
“The sucet spoken of by Columbus and Martin d’Anghiera was probably the Echeneis naucrates and not the”
“The sucet spoken of by Columbus and Martin d'Anghiera was probably the Echeneis naucrates and not the Echeneis remora.)”
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