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Megachasma pelagios

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lexID:
10943 
AphiaID:
281542 
Scientific:
Megachasma pelagios 
German:
Riesenmaulhai 
English:
Megamouth Shark 
Category:
Hajer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Lamniformes (Order) > Megachasmidae (Family) > Megachasma (Genus) > pelagios (Species) 
Initial determination:
Taylor, Compagno & Struhsaker, 1983 
Occurrence:
Vietnam, Ecuador, Senegal, Peru, Australien, Brasilien, Californiske golf, Filippinerne, Hawaii, Indonesien, Japan, Kina, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Syd Afrika, Taiwan, USA 
Sea depth:
1 - 1500 Meter 
Size:
550 cm - 700 cm 
Weight:
1200 kg 
Temperature:
°C - 20,6°C 
Food:
Filter feeder, invertebrater, Jellyfish, Krill, Mysis, Skaldyr, Små fisk, zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-08-02 20:41:18 

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Taylor, Compagno & Struhsaker, 1983

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Pisces (Superclass) > Elasmobranchii (Class) > Neoselachii (Subclass) > Selachii (Infraclass) > Galeomorphi (Superorder) > Lamniformes (Order) > Megachasmidae (Family) > Megachasma (Genus) > Megachasma pelagios (Species)

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