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Name - Megachasma pelagios

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Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Elasmobranchii (Subclass)
Lamniformes (Order)
Megachasmidae (Family)


Recent Publications

  • Spatial-Temporal Distribution of Megamouth Shark, Megachasma pelagios, Inferred from over 250 Individuals Recorded in the Three Oceans.
  • Stock Status Estimating of 5 Shark Species in the Waters Around Taiwan Using a Length-Based Bayesian Biomass Estimation (LBB) Method.
  • Record of three specimens of megamouth sharks Megachasma pelagios in tropical tuna purse seine fisheries in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans.
  • The megamouth shark reported from Indian waters.
  • Allometric Growth of the Enigmatic Deep-Sea Megamouth Shark Megachasma pelagios Taylor, Compagno, and Struhsaker, 1983 (Lamniformes, Megachasmidae).

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