Rhincodon


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Related to Rhincodon: Whale sharks
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Noun1.Rhincodon - whale sharks
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Rhincodontidae, Rhincodontidae - small-toothed sharks comprising only one species
Rhincodon typus, whale shark - large spotted shark of warm surface waters worldwide; resembles a whale and feeds chiefly on plankton
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Carcharodon carcharias, and the "charismatic" whale shark, Rhincodon typus.
The name Rhinconichthys means a fish like the Whale Shark, Rhincodon.
Filter feeding entails the forward motion of an open-mouthed fish, such as a whale shark Rhincodon typus, through the water column from which planktonic prey are captured on highly modified gill structures and subsequently transported to the digestive system (Motta et al.
Whale sharks, Rhincodon typus, display a number of behaviors that suggest these animals can locate food from afar, as well as identify and discriminate between food items.
Distribucion espacio-temporal de variables fisicoquimicas y biologicas en el habitat del tiburon ballena Rhincodon typus (Orectolobiformes: Rhincodontidae) al norte del Caribe Mexicano.
El tiburon ballena, conocido cientificamente como Rhincodon typus constituye una especie de elasmobranquio orectolobiforme, unico miembro de la familia Rhincodontidae y del genero Rhincodon.
An astronomical pattern-matching algorithm for computer-aided identification of whale sharks Rhincodon typus.
to lead an international team to investigate the movements of whale sharks, Rhincodon typus, at Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia,.
Brad Norman has dedicated most of his adult life to the pursuit, identification, understanding and protection of the world's largest fish, Rhincodon typus, the aptly named whale shark.