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  1. species: Rhincodon typus Smith, 1828 – Whale Shark

    Whale Shark, Checkerboard Shark

    Kingdom: ANIMALIA

  2. Data resource: Sampling of the host-specific parasitic copepod Pandarus rhincodonicus from Whale Sharks (Rhincodon typus), Ningaloo, Western Australia (2016-2022)

    Dermal tissue of whale sharks and Pandarus rhincodonicus were collected near Black Rock Passage and Norwegian Bay in the Ningaloo Marine Park, Western Australia, between 2016 and 2022. Tissues were collected from host whale sharks using a modified hole-punch spear to remove an approximately three-centimetre-deep skin biopsy spear near the first dorsal fin on each shark...

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