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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegachasma pelagios Taylor, Compagno & Struhsaker, 1983 
AphiaID: 281542

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElasmobranchii (Class) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNeoselachii (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSelachii (Infraclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGaleomorphi (Superorder) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLamniformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMegachasmidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegachasma (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegachasma Taylor, Compagno & Struhsaker, 1983
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMegachasma Taylor, Compagno & Struhsaker, 1983
Sources 
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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editormegamouth sharkUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbig mouth shark  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrequin grande gueule  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón bocudoUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortiburón bocón  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortype locality Oahu Island [details]
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 34 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 41 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 57 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 61 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 71 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 77 [details]
Specimen  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype BPBM 22730, locality Oahu Island [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (3 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (19 nucleotides; 17 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:281542
Taxonomic
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  created  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Megachasma pelagios Taylor, Compagno & Struhsaker, 1983. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=281542 on 2014-04-17
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