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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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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.
A (Ssa) Stegostomatidae Stegostoma fasciatum (Sf) Rhincodontidae Rhinobatidae Rhinobatos typus (Rty) Rhynchobatidae Rhynchobatus djiddensis (Rd) Rhina ancylostoma (Ran) Recorded in bycatch Family No Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus amblyrhynchoides Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos Carcharhinus cautus Carcharhinus obscurus Carcharhinus plumbeus Carcharias taurus Carcharinus falciformis Carcharinus melanopterus Loxodon macrorhinus Rhizoprionodon oligolinx Triaenodon obesus Dasyatidae Dasyatis fluviorum Taeniura lymma Ginglymostomatidae Gymnuridae Hemigaleidae Hemiscyllium ocellatum Hemiscyllium trispeculare Hemiscylliidae Mobulidae Manta birostris Mobula eregoodootenkee Myliobatidae Narcinidae Narcine sp.
Rhincodontidae Rhincodon typus Smith, 1828 (1) Lamnidae Isurus oxyrinchus Rafinesque, + 1809 Isurus spp.