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Cetorhinus de Blainville 1816 (basking shark)

Chondrichthyes - Lamniformes - Cetorhinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 34606

Parent taxon: Cetorhinidae according to B. J. Welton 2013

Sister taxa: Hannovera, Keasius, Polyprosopus, Pseudocetorhinus, Selache, Tetroras

Subtaxa: Cetorhinus duponti, Cetorhinus maximus

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Type: Squalus maximus

Ecology: fast-moving nektonic suspension feeder-carnivore