WoRMS taxon details

Megachasma pelagios Taylor, Compagno & Struhsaker, 1983

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

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. (2024). FishBase. Megachasma pelagios Taylor, Compagno & Struhsaker, 1983. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=281542 on 2024-04-15
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z

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additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2023). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2023)., available online at https://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  Present in aphia/obis/gbif/idigbio   Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 

Holotype BPBM 22730, geounit Oahu Island [details]
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]