WoRMS taxon details

Megachasma pelagios Taylor, Compagno & Struhsaker, 1983

281542  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:281542)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Not documented
Holotype  BPBM 22730, geounit Oahu Island  
Holotype BPBM 22730, geounit Oahu Island [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Megachasma pelagios Taylor, Compagno & Struhsaker, 1983. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=281542 on 2018-11-15
Date
action
by
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
created

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additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Compagno, L.J.V. (2001). Sharks of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of shark species known to date. Volume 2. Bullhead, mackerel and carpet sharks (Heterodontiformes, Lamniformes and Orectolobiformes). <em>FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes.</em> No. 1, Vol. 2. Rome, FAO. 269p. [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

Holotype BPBM 22730, geounit Oahu Island [details]
 

LanguageName 
English megamouth sharkbig mouth shark  [details]
French requin grande gueule  [details]
Japanese メガマウスザメ  [details]
Spanish tiburón bocudotiburón bocón  [details]