Suckerfish thinks scuba diver is a shark

NewsflarePublished: August 9, 201725 views
Published: August 9, 2017

A cool video has emerged from Egypt of a suckerfish attempting to latch on to a scuba diver as though he were a large fish or whale.

The footage, captured on July 16 off the coast of Hurghada, shows a the remora fish swimming alongside the diver hoping to hitch a ride.

Remora have evolved to suck on to smooth surfaces and they spend their lives clinging to a host animal such as a whale, turtle, shark or ray.


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