Rhincodontidae

NZOR Identifier: 82e0c5a5-8251-4a83-860a-1e029cb11bae

Status

Preferred Name (NZOR Concept Id da81df12-9889-497c-835d-27cdea8e4c0f)

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
subphylum
Craniata
superclass
Gnathostomata
class
Chondrichthyes
subclass
Elasmobranchii
order
Orectolobiformes
family
Rhincodontidae

Providers

DOC
NZIB
Provider Contribution Summary

Biostatus

Geo Schema
Political Region
Geo Region
New Zealand
Environmental Context
Wild
Occurrence
Present
Origin
Indigenous

Scientific Name

Rank
family
Governing Code
ICZN
Is Recombination
No

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
da81df12-9889-497c-835d-27cdea8e4c0f
According to
NZIB (2012-) New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Name Based Concepts
Has Parent
Orectolobiformes (In use by NZOR)
Preferred Name
Rhincodontidae (In use by NZOR)

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
04dbd652-cc1d-4cfe-b7ab-8bd84fffd2e0
According to
Department of Conservation ed. (2019) Conservation status of New Zealand Chondrichthyans (chimaeras, sharks and rays), 2016. Department of Conservation, Wellington. https://www.nztcs.org.nz
Preferred Name
Rhincodontidae

Taxon Concept

NZOR Concept Id
b6d8b8d9-25a2-44d8-87a4-689adf0d6d19
According to
Compiled by Roberts, C.D.; Paulin, C.D.; Stewart, A.L.; McPhee, R.P.; McDowall, R.M., King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicol, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, R.; Macadie, I. 24: Phylum CHORDATA: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, Checklist of New Zealand Chordata. Living lancelets, jawless fishes, cartilaginous fishes, and bony fishes. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 1.
Preferred Name
Rhincodontidae

Subordinate Taxon Concept

Full Name
Rhincodon
According To
NZIB (2012-) New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Name Based Concepts

Subordinate Taxon Concept

Full Name
Rhincodon typus Smith, 1828
According To
Department of Conservation ed. (2019) Conservation status of New Zealand Chondrichthyans (chimaeras, sharks and rays), 2016. Department of Conservation, Wellington. https://www.nztcs.org.nz

Application - has vernacular

Full Name
Whale shark
Name Id
f9a9cdff-16d1-40b9-91eb-a2955e2b8693
According To
Compiled by Roberts, C.D.; Paulin, C.D.; Stewart, A.L.; McPhee, R.P.; McDowall, R.M., King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicol, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, R.; Macadie, I. 24: Phylum CHORDATA: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, Checklist of New Zealand Chordata. Living lancelets, jawless fishes, cartilaginous fishes, and bony fishes. In: New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity Volume 1.
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