Whale sharks are the largest fish in the sea and are found in tropical waters that are both deep and shallow. Even though they are huge animals, their diet consists mostly of tiny organisms called plankton. They also eat... More »

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As of 2014, whale sharks are the largest known species of fish. They are almost as large as many actual whales and even dinosaurs. Adult whale sharks are at least 25 feet long and weigh up to 20,000 pounds. The largest r... More »

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Whale sharks are the largest living fish, with a maximum weight of 34 tons and a maximum length of 67 feet. They are filter feeders equipped with special filter structures in their enlarged gills. They have a global dist... More »

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Whale sharks are the largest living fish, with a maximum weight of 34 tons and a maximum length of 67 feet. They are filter feeders equipped with special filter structures in their enlarged gills. They have a global dist... More »

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Cookiecutter sharks, also known as cigar sharks, are unusual, small predators that commonly attack much larger prey. Their upper and lower teeth are quite different, with the hook-like upper teeth being much smaller than... More »

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Tiger sharks live in warm water, can grow to be more than 16 feet long and eat a wide range of food. For instance, tiger sharks aren't picky about their meals, eating birds and sea turtles or dolphins. More »

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Whale sharks are the largest species of sharks in the world. Their average size ranges from 18 to 32 feet, but they have been known to reach 40 feet long or more. Whale sharks can reach a weight of approximately 20 tons. More »