Cetorhinidae


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Cetorhinidae

[‚sēd·ə′rīn·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The basking sharks, a family of large, galeoid elasmobranchs of the isurid line.
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The Family Cetorhinidae Gill, 1862, includes one extant genus, Cetorhinus Blainville, 1816, and a single living species, the basking shark, C.
The Family Cetorhinidae includes two extinct genera, Pseudocetorhinus Duffin, 1998, and Keasius Welton, 2013.
Oligocene to Recent Cetorhinidae (Vertebrata, basking sharks); problematical finds of teeth, dermal scales and gill-rakers.