Definition for "basking shark"
a really huge shark (Cetorhinus maximus) that measures…
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a really huge shark (Cetorhinus maximus) that measures around about 12 yards (40 feet) in total, feeds on plankton, and often floats near the surface of liquid.
A very large shark, Cetorhinus maximus, that feeds at or close to the surface by filtering plankton from water and it is present in all the world's temperate oceans.
See under Basking, Liver, etc. See also Dogfish, Houndfish, Notidanian, and Tope.
A popular name associated with Cetorhinus maximus (or Selache maxima), one of the biggest regarding the sharks.
big harmless plankton-eating northern shark; often swims slowly or floats at ocean surface
among the largest species of sharks (Cetorhinus maximus), so-called from the practice of basking in the sun; the liver shark, or bone tissue shark. It inhabits the northern seas of European countries and America, and grows to a length greater than forty legs. Its a harmless species.