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Whale Shark

WHALE SHARK www.Sharks-World.com Scientific name: Rhincodon typus. Length:(07 m) 31.82 ft Weight: (e tonnes) 20,000 lb Swimming speed: 2.4 mph (3.9 km/h.) Predators: Orcas, Other Sharks Humans. Life expectancy: 70 to 100 years. Diet:Macroalgae, Krill, Plankton, Crabs larvae, Small squids, Jellyfish. CONSERVATION STATUS Habitat: Surface waters, up to 30° latitude. VULNERABLE (VU) CONSERVATION Distribution: temperate and tropical seas worldwide, close to the tropics. STATUS It has inhabited the Earth for 60 million years. The pattern of spots on its skin is unique for each individual. The whale shark has no teeth It is the world's largest fish. Copyright 2014 BioExpedition.com

Whale Shark

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The whale shark (Rhincodon typus) It is the world's largest fish. It is not dangerous to humans.

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Sea Turtle

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Manatee

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Whale

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Animals
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