Cetorhinus maximus

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Synonyms for Cetorhinus maximus

large harmless plankton-eating northern shark

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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.
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.
Cetorhinus maximus is also characterized by having large gill slits that nearly encircle the head, numerous long, filamentous dermal denticle gill takers lining the anterior and posterior sides of each branchial arch, a strongly pointed snout and large subterminal mouth with numerous small, monocuspid teeth, strong lateral keels on the caudal peduncle and a large lunate caudal fin (Compagno, 2001).
and description of the dentition, gill rakers, and vertebrae of the Recent basking shark Cetorhinus maximus (Gunnerus).
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.
vulpinus 48 2 Basking shark, Cetorhinus maximus 156 0 White shark, Carcharodon carcharias 36 2 Shortfin mako, Isurus oxyrinchus 3,457 320 Longfin mako, I.