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Whale Shark

Rhincodon Typus


Whale Shark spotted near Exmouth Western Australia


The largest fish in the ocean quite harmless feeds on small fish and plankton.

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Whale Shark
Rhincodon typus Whale shark

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Frederic Ansermoz
Frederic Ansermoz 5 years ago

Nice photo and great sighting!

bgundersun 6 years ago

I swam with these at ningaloo reef.

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 7 years ago


Entropy freak
Entropy freak 7 years ago

Breath taking photo

Jellis 7 years ago

Hi, Don't forget to add the scientific name.

Jellis 7 years ago

That would be so cool to see one up close

Harin Dias
Harin Dias 7 years ago

Seeing this huge fish coming towards you similar to a submarine, just awesome.

Harin Dias
Harin Dias 7 years ago

thank you Andrea love a challenge I use canon 7D and 550D in a Aquatech and sea and sea housing.

Andrea Lim
Andrea Lim 7 years ago

Thank you Harin. Much appreciated. Cheers Andrea. What sort of camera do you use for your underwater photography. Wonderful photos!

Harin Dias
Harin Dias 7 years ago

thanks everybody Andrea your macro work is amazing

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 7 years ago

Great shot of such an amazing shark!

Andrea Lim
Andrea Lim 7 years ago

Amazing photo Harin!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Great spot and photo !

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Isn't it amazing how many other small lives can be supported by these giants. Great spotting Harin.

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 7 years ago


Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

Awesome creature

Harin Dias
Spotted by
Harin Dias

Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Jul 14, 2011
Submitted on Jun 23, 2013

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