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By them the sucker (REMORA) is not regarded as an interesting example of a fish which depends largely upon turtle, dugong, sharks and porpoises for locomotion, but as a ready means of effecting the capture of the two first-mentioned animals, always eagerly hunted for their flesh.
Vulgarly known nowadays as “the sucker,” and to science as the “ECHENEIS REMORA” and “ECHENEIS
FIGURE 6: A REMORA TAKEN STICKING TO SHARKS BACKS.
REMORA "and" ECHENEIS NAUCRATES, "and to the blacks as" Cum-mai, "the fish upon which such grave responsibility was thrown by the ancients monopolises the sub-order of ACANTHOPTAYGII (DISCOCEPHALI).
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