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www.britannica.com/animal/whale-shark

Mar 30, 2021 ... Whale shark, (Rhincodon typus), gigantic but harmless shark (family Rhincodontidae) that is the largest living fish. Whale sharks are found in ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whale_shark

The whale shark (Rhincodon typus) is a slow-moving, filter-feeding carpet shark and the largest known extant fish species. The largest confirmed individual had ...

www.worldwildlife.org/species/whale-shark

Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) are the largest shark, and indeed largest of any fishes alive today. They feed on plankton and travel large distances to find ...

kidzfeed.com/whale-shark-facts-for-kids

Apr 24, 2019 ... Complete set of Whale Shark Facts for Kids that will provide you all the ... length, which is an interesting adaptation discovered by scientists.

www.marinebio.org/species/whale-sharks/rhincodon-typus

They have wide, flat heads, rounded snouts, small eyes, 5 very large gill slits, 2 dorsal fins and 2 pectoral fins. The spiracle (a vestigial first gill slit used for ...

animalcorner.org/animals/galapagos-whale-shark

The whale shark (Rhincodon typus), is a slow filter feeding (animals that feed by straining suspended matter and food particles from water) shark that is the ...

www.calloutdoors.com/whale-shark-facts

Are they whales? or sharks? Discover more about the largest fish in the world, Unlock the mysteries of the ocean's most fascinating gigantic creatures...

www.livescience.com/55412-whale-sharks.html

Jul 14, 2016 ... Whales sharks are the largest fish in the world. They are not predatory, like other sharks. In fact, their feeding habits are more like a whale's.

divezone.net/whale-shark

Yes, you heard it right. Whale Sharks are sharks, not whales. Therefore they are fish not mammals. But before you start panicking when you see them swim…

www.aquariumofpacific.org/onlinelearningcenter/species/whale_shark

The whale shark is well adapted to its environment. Its monumental size is its greatest protection and adults have little to fear from natural predators except for  ...