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Whale Shark

Rhincodon typus

Description:

The largest living fish species and a slow-moving filter feeding shark. The largest confirmed individual had a length of 12.65 metres (41.50 ft) and a weight of more than 21.5 tonnes

Habitat:

The whale shark inhabits all tropical and warm-temperate seas. They are known to migrate every spring to the continental shelf of the central west coast of Australia.

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1 Comment

WOW How did you photo this giant. Just amazing.

moralcoral
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moralcoral

Quintana Roo, Mexico

Spotted on Sep 14, 2009
Submitted on Oct 26, 2011

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