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Whale Shark

Rhincodon typus

Description:

Largest fish in the world. Broad flat head with minute eyes. Large first dorsal fin compared to the second. Checkerboard pattern of white spots on the body with the ventral portion whitish.

Habitat:

Highly migratory species found in the tropics

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ScottHarte
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ScottHarte

Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on May 15, 2011
Submitted on Mar 15, 2012

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