Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Newly discovered juvenile whale shark aggregation in Red Sea

Date:
August 4, 2014

Source:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Summary:
Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) -- which grow more than 30 feet long -- are the largest fish in the world's ocean, but little is known about their movements on a daily basis or over years. A newly discovered juvenile whale shark aggregation off Saudi Arabia is giving researchers a rare glimpse into the lives of these gentle giants.


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