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[Illust] Sharks (Basking Shark - Cetorhinus maximus & Porbeagle Shark - Lamna nasus) latin dict size=39   common dict size=512
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Subject [Illust] Sharks (Basking Shark - Cetorhinus maximus & Porbeagle Shark - Lamna nasus)

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[Illust] Sharks (Basking Shark - Cetorhinus maximus & Porbeagle Shark - Lamna nasus)

Plate 249. The Basking Shark, or Bone Shark. Cetorhinus maximus (L.), Blainville. The Mackerel Shark. Lamna cornubica, (Gmel.) Fleming.

Image ID: figb0520, Historic NMFS Collection

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The NOAA Photo Library
The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA)

The basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) is the second largest living fish, after the whale shark, and one of three plankton-eating sharks along with the whale shark and megamouth shark.

The porbeagle (Lamna nasus) is a species of mackerel shark in the family Lamnidae, distributed widely in the cold and temperate marine waters of the North Atlantic and Southern Hemisphere.

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Historical illustration of a basking shark and a porbeagle (under the obsolete name Lamna cornubica), both commercially important species.
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