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Class: Elasmobranchii
Order: Lamniformes
Family: Cetorhinidae Basking sharks

Genus: Cetorhinus

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Cosmopolitan, frequent in
Max. Length 1520 cm TL
Cetorhinus maximus (Gunnerus, 1765)

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Cetorhinus maximus
[Basking shark]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Cetorhinus maximus Basking shark Cosmopolitan, frequent in 1520 TL 1765



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