Cetorhinus maximus


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Synonyms for Cetorhinus maximus

large harmless plankton-eating northern shark

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Conventionally, almost all late Miocene and younger cetorhinids are referred to Cetorhinus maximus, and early Miocene and Oligocene basking sharks are assigned to Keasius parvus.
Vertebrae--Calcifications in the centra in Recent Cetorhinus maximus have been described by Hasse (1882), Ridewood (1921), and illustrated by Natanson et al.
1) figured a series of Cetorhinus maximus vertebrae representing cranial, abdominal and trunk vertebrae, illustrating a trend from ventrolaterally directed basopophyses in cranial vertebrae, increasing lateral direction in abdominal vertebrae, and a reverse of the trend in trunk vertebrae.
There are currently no studies documenting individual, ontogenetic, or geographic variations in the vertebrae of Recent Cetorhinus maximus.
vulpinus X X Cetorhinus maximus X Carcharodon carcharias X X Isurus oxyrinchus X X X I.
Atlantic distribution of tag and recaptured locations for the basking shark, Cetorhinus maximus, from the NMFS Cooperative Shark Tagging Program during 1962-93.
Total tagging distribution for the basking shark, Cetorhinus maximus, from the NMFS Cooperative Shark Tagging Program during 1962-93.
Total number of basking shark, Cetorhinus maximus, tagged by year in the NMFS Cooperative Shark Tagging Program, from 1962 to 1993.