Definition of Rhincodon typus

1. Noun. Large spotted shark of warm surface waters worldwide; resembles a whale and feeds chiefly on plankton.

Exact synonyms: Whale Shark
Generic synonyms: Shark
Group relationships: Genus Rhincodon, Rhincodon



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhincodon Typus

Rhese projection
Rhesus blood group
Rhesus factor
Rhesus system
Rhetian
Rheum australe
Rheum cultorum
Rheum emodi
Rheum palmatum
Rheum rhabarbarum
Rheum rhaponticum
Rhexia
Rhian
Rhibhus
Rhincodon
Rhincodon typus (current term)
Rhincodontidae
Rhine
Rhine River
Rhine wine
Rhinegrave
Rhinegraves
Rhineland
Rhineland-Palatinate
Rhinobatidae
Rhinoceros antiquitatis
Rhinoceros unicornis
Rhinocerotidae
Rhinocladiella
Rhinoestrus purpureus

Literary usage of Rhincodon typus

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1. Red Sea Sharks by Jeremy Stafford-Deitsch (1999)
"WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus r IDENTIFICATION: The whale shark is covered in white spots. Its size alone (usually over 4 metres in length) makes ..."

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