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Basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus)

Status

ESA Species of Concern - Eastern North Pacific population
CITES Appendix II - throughout its range

Taxonomy

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Lamniformes
Family: Cetorhinidae
Genus: Cetorhinus
Species: maximus 

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Key Documents

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Title Federal Register Date

Species of Concern Fact Sheet: Detailed


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10/12/2010

10/12/2010

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Updated: January 15, 2015