Rhincodon typus, basking shark, East Indian basking shark, tofu sa, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Rhincodon typus, basking shark, East Indian basking shark, tofu sa, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Rhincodon typus

Rhincodon typus Description

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.

Rhincodon typus Common Names

  • basking shark, East Indian basking shark, tofu sa

Rhincodon typus Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Rhincodon typus? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Rhincodon typus species belongs to.

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Rhincodon typus, marine species closely related

Rhincodon typus, distinctive physical characteristics

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.

Rhincodon typus, underwater photographers

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.