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Rhincodon typus (synonym of whale shark)

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Candidate designs:
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Name: Rhincodon typus
Type: shark
Synonym of: whale shark


Appearing in designs:
butanding Rhincodon typus India 11/16/2009 20.00r issue=India Philippines Joint Issue
Echeneis naucrates, Rhincodon typus Eritrea 12/29/1997 3n issue=Marine Life 1997 dt=marine life (1997 Eritrea)
Epinephelus sp. and Rhincodon typus Liberia 9/15/2001 $15 issue=Marine Life 2001 dt=marine life (2001 Liberia)
Rhincodon typus (1968) British Indian Ocean Territory 10/23/1968 5r issue=1968 dt=marine fauna (1968)
Rhincodon typus (1973) Senegal 7/28/1973 75fr dt=marine life (1973 Senegal)
Rhincodon typus (1980) Vietnam 8/1/1980 12xu dt=saltwater fishes (1980)
Rhincodon typus (1989) Micronesia 7/7/1989 25c dt=sharks (1989)
Rhincodon typus (1991) (2 stamps of Kiribati)
Rhincodon typus (1993) Madagascar 9/22/1993 140fr issue=Sharks 1993 dt=sharks (1993 Madagascar)
Rhincodon typus (1994) Cape Verde 6/27/1994 37e dt=sharks (1994 Cape Verde)
Rhincodon typus (1997) Grenada 5/2/1997 $4 issue=Marine Life 1997 dt=marine life (1997 Grenada)
Rhincodon typus (1998) Liberia 10/15/1998 32c issue=International Year of the Ocean
Rhincodon typus (1999) (2 stamps, Maldive Islands & Tanzania)
Rhincodon typus (2000) Tuvalu 3/8/2000 90c issue=Marine Life 2000 dt=marine life (2000 Tuvalu)
Rhincodon typus (2001) (3 stamps, Guinea & 2 others)
Rhincodon typus (2004) (5 stamps, Belize & Norfolk Island)
Rhincodon typus (2008) Ascension 3/14/2008 1.25£ issue=Sharks 2008
Rhincodon typus (2009) (2 stamps, Comoro Islands & Ecuador)
Rhincodon typus (2010) Antigua 4/14/2010 $5.00 issue=Sharks of the Caribbean dt=sharks of the Caribbean
Rhincodon typus (2014) St. Helena 10/15/2014 25p issue=Christmas 2014 dt=marine life (2014 St. Helena)
whale shark (Rhincodon typus) Ecuador 10/24/2017 $0.50 issue=Darwin and Wolf Marine Sanctuary
whale shark Rhincodon typus (5 stamps, Japan & 3 others, 2012-2016)
whale shark Rhincodon typus (2016) Tonga 3/2/2016 $4.20 issue=Marine life 2016
whale shark Rhincodon typus Snapper Lutjanus sp Christmas Island 7/13/2004 10c issue=Christmas Island Underwater dt=underwater scenes (2004)

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