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Noun1.Rhincodontidae - small-toothed sharks comprising only one species
fish family - any of various families of fish
genus Rhincodon, Rhincodon - whale sharks
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El tiburon ballena, conocido cientificamente como Rhincodon typus constituye una especie de elasmobranquio orectolobiforme, unico miembro de la familia Rhincodontidae y del genero Rhincodon.
n The whale shark is the largest fish in the sea, reaching lengths of more than 12 metres and weights of more than 20 tonnesn This fish with distinctive markings is the only member of its genus Rhincodon and its family, Rhincodontidae, that can live up to 70 years.
ORDER FAMILY COMMON NAME Squaliformes Squalidae Angel shark Squaliformes Pristiophoridae Sawshark Squaliformes Squalidae Spurdog Hexanchiformes Hexanchidae Cow shark Lamniformes Carcharinidae Blue shark Lamniformes Carcharinidae Tiger shark Lamniformes Scyliorhinidae Dogfish shark Lamniformes Sphyrnidae Hammerhead shark Lamniformes Cetorhinidae Basking shark Lamniformes Lamnidae Great white shark Lamniformes Lamnidae Mako shark Lamniformes Alopiidae Thresher shark Lamniformes Rhincodontidae Whale shark Heterodontiformes Heterodontidae Bullhead shark ORDER LATIN NAME SIZE Squaliformes Squatina squatina 1-2 m Squaliformes Pristiophorus nudipinnus 1.