What is another word for cetorhinidae?

3 synonyms found


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Cetorhinidae is a family of large sharks commonly known as the basking sharks. There are various synonyms for the word Cetorhinidae, some of which include the following; Cetorhinus, Rhiniodon, Selache, and Squalidarium. These synonyms are used in scientific texts and research to refer to the same family of sharks. The basking shark is the second-largest fish in the world, with a length of up to 12 meters. Basking sharks are filter feeders and feed on plankton by opening their large mouths to filter water through their gills. These sharks are spotted all over the world in temperate waters and are considered to be harmless to humans.

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How to use "Cetorhinidae" in context?

The cetorhinidae family of fish comprises cetaceans and porpoises. The common name for the family is "whale". These animals have evolved from a more primitive ancestor that hunted in the waters near the earth's surface. Many of the cetorhinidae are well-known for their incredible diving skills and for their participation in marine mammal tourism.

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