family Rhincodontidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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The whale shark Rhincodon typus (Smith, 1828) represents the monotypic family Rhincodontidae (Compagno et al., 2005).
Provincial Fisheries Administration director Em Phea told The Post on Sunday that the rare and peaceful whale sharks - the only extant member of the family Rhincodontidae - were spotted in the Koh Rong and Koh Rong Samloem area several weeks ago and sightings continue.

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