Rhincodon typus Smith 1828

Andréfouët, Serge, Chen, Wei-Jen, Kinch, Jeff, Mana, Ralph, Russell, Barry C., Tully, Dean & White, William T., 2019, Checklist of the marine and estuarine fishes of New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, western Pacific Ocean, with 810 new records, Zootaxa 4588 (1), pp. 1-360: 37-38

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4588.1.1

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/1577035E-8020-FF82-EDFC-C9F01A770F61

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scientific name

Rhincodon typus Smith 1828
status

 

Rhincodon typus Smith 1828  — Whale shark

Status at New Ireland. New record, based on underwater observations in Albatross Passage and Echuca Patch, Kavieng district.

Distribution and habitat. New Ireland: 2.—General distribution: Cosmopolitan in tropical and warm temperate waters. Epipelagic, oceanic and coastal. Marine.