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species

Basking Shark
Cetorhinus maximus (Gunner, 1765)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Lamniformes »  family Cetorhinidae - basking sharks

Scientific synonyms

Cetorhinus blainvillei Capello, 1869
Cetorhinus maccoyi (Barrett, 1933)
Cetorhinus maximus infanuncula Deinse & Adriani, 1953
Cetorhinus maximus normani (Siccardi, 1961)
Cetorhinus normani Siccardi, 1961
Cetorhinus rostratus (Macri, 1819)
Halsydrus maccoyi (Barrett, 1933)
Halsydrus maximus (Gunnerus, 1765)
Halsydrus pontoppidiani Neill, 1809
Hannovera aurata van Beneden, 1871

Other names

= Bone Shark
= Elephant Shark
= Hoe-mother

IUCN category:Vulnerable

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/5427]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Cetorhinus maximus (Gunnerus, 1765)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN ABRS (2009): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Cetorhinus maximus (Gunnerus, 1765)]
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [90]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [4292]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Cetorhinus maximus (Gunnerus, 1765)]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Cetorhinus maximus (Gunner, 1765)]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013

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