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Whale Shark

Rhincodon typus

Description:

Whale shark at the Georgia Aquarium.

Habitat:

Tropical and warm-temperate seas

Notes:

Conservation Status: Vulnerable; Targeted and hunted by commercial fisheries, especially in places where the sharks aggregate.

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ChandlerSharp
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ChandlerSharp

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Spotted on Sep 6, 2010
Submitted on Oct 6, 2011

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