Definition of Rhincodon typus
1. Noun. Large spotted shark of warm surface waters worldwide; resembles a whale and feeds chiefly on plankton.
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Literary usage of Rhincodon typus
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1. Red Sea Sharks by Jeremy Stafford-Deitsch (1999)
"WHALE SHARK Rhincodon typus r IDENTIFICATION: The whale shark is covered in white spots. Its size alone (usually over 4 metres in length) makes ..."