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shark representative
Basking Shark
Megamouth Shark
Whale Shark
White Shark
Blue Shark
Zebra Bullhead Shark
Blacktip Sawtail Catshark
Whitespotted Bambooshark
Tiger Shark
Bull Shark
Blacktip Reef Shark
Spottail Shark
Frilled Shark
Clouded Angelshark
Blackbelly Lanternshark
Pelagic Thresher Shark
Starspotted Smothhound Shark
Spadenose Shark
Scalloped Hammerhead Shark
Spotted Wobbegong Shark
Tawny Nurse shark
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* Shark Representative Megamouth Shark
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* Megachasma pelagios * *
Family: Megachasmidae picture:Megamouth Shark
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快速選單
互動遊戲
教學活動單
教材教具
鯊魚點將錄
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Identification:
Body grey above (light margins to blackish pectoral and pelvic fins), white below, dark spotting on lower jaw. Unmistakable large long head with short rounded snout. Huge terminal mouth extending behind eyes with numerous small hooked teeth.

Distribution and Biology ;
Probably world-wide in the tropics. Feeds on plankton, particularly shrimp, possibly by suction. Reproduction unknown, presumed viviparous with oophagy.


Fishery :
IUCN Red List: Data Deficient. Very rarely recorded.

 

海洋背景底圖