The megamouth lives in the deep scattering layer of the ocean. It seems to enjoy warmer climates, though it has been discovered in temperate waters.
Aquatic Biomes: benthic ; coastal
This article is unpublished.
Appears under "Habitat"
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© The Regents of the University of Michigan and its licensors
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Melissa Kim, University of Michigan
Kim, M. 1999. "Megachasma pelagios" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Megachasma_pelagios.html
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