echeneis definition

  • noun:
    • the kind genus for the Echeneididae; they truly are typical remoras.
    • the conventional genus associated with the household Echeneidid√¶, wearing the top your head a large, level, laminated disk or sucker, consists of numerous transverse dishes set obliquely upward and backward, forming an adhesive surface where the seafood attahces itself to numerous things, as a bigger fish, a ship's base, etc.
    • type genus associated with the Echeneididae: typical remoras

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