Megachasma pelagios (Megamouth Shark) is a species of modern sharks in the family megamouth sharks. They are native to Pacific Ocean. Individuals can grow to 709 cm. They rely on swimming to move around.
Definition: The institution that holds a type specimen for a given species. The recommended best practice is to use the identifier in a collections registry such as the Biodiversity Collections Index (http://www.biodiversitycollectionsindex.org/).