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Whale shark - Rhincodon typus

Family RHINCODONTIDAE - Whale Sharks

Resouces from government sites on Rhincodon typus :

Description Whale Shark - Rhincodon typus
A biological profile on the Whale Shark, Rhincodon typus. Learn it's worldwide
http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Rhincodon_typus.html

ADW: Rhincodon typus: Information
...typus. Rhincodon typus (whale shark). ... Family: Rhiniodontidae. Genus: Rhincodon.
http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/classification/Rhincodon_typus.html

ADW: Rhincodon typus: Classification
...typus. Rhincodon typus (whale shark). ... Parent taxa. pictures. Genus Rhincodon.
http://seamap.env.duke.edu/species/tsn/159857

OBIS-SEAMAP - Species Profiles
Taxonomy & Nomenclature. Scientific Name, Rhincodon typus. Taxonomic Rank, Species.
http://wfcb.ucdavis.edu/www/Faculty/Pete/pages/bio_ketchum.htm

Biotelemetry Laboratory
Ketchum, JT and F. Galván (in prep.) Distribution and segregation of whale sharks
http://geoweb.princeton.edu/people/omullan/research.html

Geosciences People
...microbiology. My organisms of study range from microbes, such as Nitrosococcus
http://geoweb.princeton.edu/people/omullan/pubs.html

Geosciences People
...(“grey? literature) O'Mullan, GD and A. Antoniou. 2002. Molecular identification
http://www.nmu.edu/biology/Jill/Migration/Migration%20Pages/Mike%20whale%20shark/home.htm

Whale Shark
Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus). The whale shark Rhincodon typus is the sole
http://www.personal.psu.edu/users/r/l/rlr220/

Rhincodon typu--The Whale Shark
...the whale shark (Rhincodon typus) http://scilib.ucsd.edu/sio/indexes/whalshrk.html.
http://www.id.ucsb.edu/lovelab/way.html

Way Too Cool
Here's the abstract from A study of antitumoral activity of liver oil emulsion
http://www.miami.edu/sharklab/aboutbimini_sharks.html

Bimini Biological Field Station - shark research & marine biology ...
Scalloped Hammerhead (Sphyrna lewini); Spinner Shark (Carcharhinus brevipinna);
http://aquarium.ucsd.edu/learning/learning_res/sharkcast/shark4.html

Shark Dissection
Reaching a length of 50 to 60 feet and a weight of 25 tons, the whale shark, Rhincodon
http://www.eeb.uconn.edu/Courses/EEB200/EEB200s01/introductory.htm

Introductory lecture
...jaws present or absent; Size: Trimmatom nasus (Gobiidae), Indian Ocean, is considered
http://www.usm.edu/gcrl/contacts/view_vitae.php?id=246

Gulf Coast Research Laboratory
Hoffmayer, ER, JS Franks, and JP Shelley.Recent observations on whale sharks, Rhincodon
http://www.mpm.edu/collect/shark.html

sharks
1. What is the largest shark? The largest shark and, indeed, the largest fish
http://psrc.mlml.calstate.edu/lht_litcited.htm

PSRC - Life History Table - Literature Cited
...p. 1-75. Chang, W., M. Leu and L. Fang. 1997. Embryos of the whale shark, Rhincodon
http://psrc.mlml.calstate.edu/neweve.htm

PSRC - News & Events
2004. Occurrence of the whale shark, Rhincodon typus Smith 1828, in California waters.
http://www.sandiego.edu/mars_envi/gradstudents/oldgrad.html

Completed Marine Scienc Thesis
Jonathan Nelson, 2004, Habitat utilization and movements by whale sharks, Rhincodon
http://www.etsu.edu/biology/nelson-pubs.htm

Biological Sciences Graduate Faculty
Clark, E., and DR Nelson. 1997. Young whale sharks, Rhincodon typus, feeding on
http://artedi.fish.washington.edu/asih/sessions/sess-21.htm

ASIH 1997 Joint Meetings - Scientific Sessions
1:45 *Alava, MNR, Yaptinchay, AA, Acogido, G., Dolar, MLL, Wood, CJ, Leatherwood,
http://marine.rutgers.edu/dmcs/ms200/ichthyology.html



Academic web resources on Rhincodon typus :

TESTIMONY OF
Whale shark, Rhincodon typus (Proposal of India, the Philippines and Madagascar).
http://www.itis.usda.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/RefRpt?search_type=publication&search_id=pub_id&search_id_value=712

ITIS 'Publication' Search results for Compagno, Leonard JV
Rhincodon Smith, 1828 -- valid. Rhincodon typus Smith, 1828 -- valid -- dámero,
http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/hrscurrent/Vol03_Ch0121-0200D/HRS0187A/HRS_0187A-0001.htm

PART I
...shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus), silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis),
http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr/EPA-IMPACT/2001/May/Day-18/i10144.htm

EPA: Federal Register: Changes in List of Species in Appendices to ...
The proposals on gyrfalcon (Falco rusticolus), spotted turtle (Clemmys guttata),
http://www.ogc.doc.gov/ogc/legreg/testimon/106f/dalton0713.htm

Testimony of Penelope Dalton, Assistant Administrator for ...
Australia has indicated that it will probably propose this species for
http://www.ogc.doc.gov/ogc/legreg/testimon/107s/hogarth0917.htm

TESTIMONY OF
...illegally. Whale shark, Rhincodon typus (Proposal of India, the Philippines).
http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/cocos/list.html

List of Fish Species - Isla del Coco Fishes
ORDER ORECTOLOBIFORMES. Rhincodontidae — Whale shark Rhincodon typus Smith,
http://flowergarden.noaa.gov/about/elasmo.html

Flower Garden Banks NMS - Elasmobranchs, Birds and Mammals
...nurse shark. Ginglymostoma cirratum. Rhincodontidae. whale shark. Rhincodon typus.
http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/sfa/hms/rec_info.htm

recreational regs
Smalltail, Carcharhinus porosus. Whale, Rhincodon typus. White, Carcharodon carcharias.
http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/sfa/hms/fishingregs_info.htm

commercial regualtions info
Odontaspis taurus Sevengill - Heptranchias perlo Sixgill - Hexanchus griseus Smalltail -
http://www.doi.gov/ocl/2002/cites.htm

Manson, Cites
COP12. There are proposals to list the whale shark (Rhincodon typus) and
http://swfsc.nmfs.noaa.gov/Staff_CV/perrin.htm

William F. Perrin
Mar. Mamm. Sci. 15:619–648. Perrin, WF 1998. Conservation of the whale shark (Rhincodon
http://www.le.fws.gov/PBCOP12_species_admendments.htm



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