Rhincodontidae


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Rhincodontidae

[‚riŋ·kə′dänt·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The whale sharks, a family of essentially tropical galeoid elasmobranchs in the isurid line.
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First record of whale shark, Rhincodon typus (Condrichthyes: Rhincodontidae) in Atol das Rocas, Brazil.
Dados complementares sobre a ocorrencia do tubarao-baleia, Rhincodon typus Smith, 1829 (Orectolobiformes, Rhincodontidae) no Brasil.
Novo registro de ocorrencia de tubaraobaleia, Rhincodon typus (Orectolobiformes: Rhincodontidae), no Arquipelago de Sao Pedro e Sao Paulo.
Phylum Chordata Clase Chondrichthyes Orden Orectolobiformes Familia Rhincodontidae Rhincodon typus Smith, 1828 [CT] [OO, *] Orden Lamniformes Familia Alopiidae Alopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre, 1788) [CT] [HQ] Orden Carcharhiniformes Familia Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus limbatus (Valenciennes, 1839) [CT] [BT, OO] Negaprion brevirostris (Poey, 1868) [ANF] [HQ] Orden Rajiformes Familia Narcinidae Diplobatis ommata (Jordan y Gilbert, 1890) [EP] [OO, *] Narcine entemedor Jordan y Starks, 1895 [EP] [*] Familia Dasyatidae Dasyatis brevis (Garman, 1880) [EP] [*] Dasyatis longus (Garman, 1880) [EP] [*] Familia Urolophidae Urobatis concentricus Osburn y Nichols, 1916 [EP] [BT, OO, *] Urobatis maculatus Garman.