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Whale Shark

Rhincodon typus

Description:

Approximately 40 foot Whale Shark. Largest fish on the planet. Filter feeder.

Habitat:

Marine, warm tropical waters.

Notes:

The Whale Sharks were in early that year. We were lucky to get a chance to snorkel with it. The shark kept swimming right under the boat, close enough to touch, but we did not. What an amazing experience.

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1 Comment

nickashforth
nickashforth 7 years ago

Perhaps you would consider adding this to a mission: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/1607...

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Baja California Sur, Mexico

Spotted on Jun 2, 2010
Submitted on Mar 8, 2012

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