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Whale Shark

Rhincodon typus


Juvenile Whale Shark about 15 feet long.


Ocean. Sea of Cortez


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nickashforth 7 years ago

Perhaps you would consider adding this to a mission:

Thanks! I was on my first Field Expedition last summer in Baja, Mexico for my Global Field Program Master's Degree through Miami University in Ohio. We got to snorkel with it. It was awesome! thanks for the welcome. I can't wait to show this site to my fourth graders!

Carolina 9 years ago

Hi Karin! Beautiful whale shark! I added a Wikipedia link on your spotting for further reference. Welcome to Project Noah :)


Spotted on Jun 10, 2010
Submitted on May 25, 2011

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