The secret surfing skills of hitchhiking remoras

A new study into the fluid dynamics of blue whales has given researchers the first ocean recordings of their famous hitchhiking partner, the remora, revealing the suckerfish’s secret whale-surfing skills as they ride aboard the world’s largest animal. Sticking to the bodies of sharks, whales and other large marine creatures is a well-known specialty of … More The secret surfing skills of hitchhiking remoras