This fish was once used for its liver oil and was thus virtually endangered for some time. It is still used in lesser amounts for fish meal and animal feed.
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Robin Street, University of Michigan
Street, R. 1999. "Cetorhinus maximus" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Cetorhinus_maximus.html
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