A huge, blunt-headed shark with a terminal mouth. Caudal fin crescentic, with a strong lower lobe. Max length: 1,600 cm TL. Prominent checkerboard pattern of light spots, horizontal and vertical stripes on a dark background.
What type of species is Rhincodon typus? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Rhincodon typus species belongs to.
How to identify Rhincodon typus marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Rhincodon typus. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Rhincodon typus are marked in green.
Where is Rhincodon typus found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Rhincodon typus can be found.
|Maldives||South Ari Atoll||Maamigili Kandu|
|Maldives||South Ari Atoll||Thinfushi Thila|
|Thailand||Koh Tao Island||Sail Rock|
|Philippines||Sumilon and Liloan||Luisan Shoal|
|Panama||Coiba Island||Shark City|
|Thailand||Koh Tao Island||Chumphon Pinnacle|
|Thailand||Koh Samui||Samran Pinnacle|
|Malaysia||Tenggol Island||Pulau Tenggol: northeastern bay|
|Maldives||South Ari Atoll||Fenfushi kandu|
|Maldives||South Ari Atoll||Huruelhi kandu|
|Maldives||South Ari Atoll||Nalaguraidoo Beru|
Which photographers have photos of Rhincodon typus species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Rhincodon typus.