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Synonyms for remora

marine fishes with a flattened elongated body and a sucking disk on the head for attaching to large fish or moving objects

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Most sea creatures and all beach-goers flee the shark, but the remora heads right for it, affixes itself to the skin of the shark and goes along for the ride, for protection and for the scraps of food come its way during the feeding frenzy.
A remora is a fish that sticks to the side of a shark.
Sin embargo, lo que en principio fue y ha sido, sin duda, un gran logro para la psicologia espanola, corre el riesgo de convertirse, como asi parece empezar a suceder en la actualidad, en una remora para la misma, dificultando la consolidacion de una psicologia clinica moderna y en consonancia con los actuales estandares de la propia psicologia clinica de nuestro entorno europeo en cuyo espacio educativo y profesional es imperioso que nos integremos como miembros de pleno derecho del mismo.
Hpool: Dina Launcher, Wilson Malo, Federal Patroller, Tridens I, Remora.
Blacktip shark Carcharhinus limbatus Black sea bass Centropristis striata Remora Remora remora Florida pompano Trachinotus carolinus Tiger shark Galeocerdo cuvier Spotted moray Gymnothorax moringa Creole-fish Paranthias furcifer Purplemouth moray Gymnothorax vicinus Black grouper Mycteroperca bonaci Cobia Rachycentron canadum Sand seatrout Cynoscion arenarius Leopard toadfish Opsanus pardus Dogfish (genus) Squalus Bank sea bass Centropristis ocyurus Bluefish Pomatomus saltatrix Scalloped hammerhead Sphyrna lewini Cubera snapper Lutjanus cyanopterus Dogfish Mustelus sp.
Remora, a 72-room hotel commissioned by Brazil's Blue Tree Hotels group, is set near the pretty Patagonian village of Puerto Natales in a region isolated from the rest of Chile by Pacific fjords, canals, and inlets.
In addition, NIRQuest can be bundled with the Ocean Optics Remora Network Adapter to turn the system into a networked spectral data server over Ethernet or an existing Wi-Fi connection.
La amplia difusion proporcionada por Internet tiene como contrapartida la dispersion, aunque en nuestro caso no lo consideramos como una remora, ya que ayuda a dar una mayor difusion a nuestra revista.
In nature, relationships often form on a voluntary basis--birds that pick at the skin of crocodiles, remora who pick at the skin of sharks.
In antiquity the remora was thought to attach itself to ships, slowing their progress, and the famous engraved title page to Bacon's Instauratio Magna shows the ship of learning returning successfully from its voyage of discovery, with some remoras observing it disgruntedly.
A LCD television and ventilization system is mounted behind a high grade, one-way mirror and appears and disappears by the click of a remora, An extra amenity is a surround-sound speaker system, cleverly hidden behind the drywall As shown, this application costs 53,800 and includes the hidden speakers.
In Prince Prigio (1889), the fight between the Remora and the Firedrake could have been a fight between an ice-dragon and a fire-dragon, for the glacial Remora is described as a giant snake, a legless, crawling creature that winds its coils around its prey to kill, while "drake" is etymologically the same as "dragon," but Lang did not choose to apply the word "dragon" to either one, and his Firedrake sounds more bull-like, having both hoofs and horns.
Pleopeltis orientalis might have green spores like Pleopeltis remora, or yellow spores like those of Pleopeltis fraseri or Polypodium plebeium, all of which appear quite similar to the new species.