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  Whale Shark (Rhincodon typus)

Whale Shark | Rhincodon typus photo
Whale Shark

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Whale Shark | Rhincodon typus photo
Male whale shark at Georgia Aquarium

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Whale Shark | Rhincodon typus photo
Whale shark dorsal fins

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WHALE SHARK FACTS



Classification
Class:Chondrichthyes
Order:Orectolobiformes
Family:Rhincodontidae
Genus:Rhincodon
Species:typus
Common Name:Whale Shark