Google Maps Underwater - Whale shark

Google Maps Underwater - Whale shark


Isla Mujeres, Mexico (MX)
The whale shark (Rhincodon typus) is a slow-moving filter feeding shark and the largest known extant fish species. The largest confirmed individual had a length of 12.65 metres (41.50 ft) and a weight of more than 21.5 metric tons (47,000 lb), and there are unconfirmed reports of considerably larger whale sharks.

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The whale shark (Rhincodon typus) is a slow-moving filter feeding shark and the largest known extant fish species. The largest confirmed individual had a length of 12.65 metres (41.50 ft) and a weight of more than 21.5 metric tons (47,000 lb), and there are unconfirmed reports of considerably larger whale sharks.

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Links: en.wikipedia.org, www.google.com
By: Mike1989

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@ 2014-02-26 17:15:38
Another for my Favorites list. Perfect thumbnail composition.

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