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Whale Shark (rhincodon typus) is a fish type animal. It inhabits warm coastal waters and open ocean. The weight of the animal is about 13,607-18,144kg (15-20tons) and average life span is 60-70 years. Human, sharks, killer whale are dangerous for whale sharks. Look up the table below for more information.

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Facts about whale sharks
NameWhale Shark
Scientific NameRhincodon typus
Top Speed16km/h (10mph)
LifestyleSolitary
Conservation StatusThreatened
PhylumChordata
Average Litter Size12
Skin TypeSmooth
OrderOrectolobiformes
Life Span60-70 years
ClassChondrichthyes
Main PreyKrill, plankton, crab, fish
KingdomAnimalia
FamilyRhincodontidae
Weight13,607-18,144kg (15-20tons)
HabitatWarm coastal waters and open ocean
PredatorsHuman, sharks, killer whale
Size10-12.2m (33-40ft)
ColourBrown, blue, grey
TypeFish
DietCarnivore
GenusRhincodon
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Description Whale shark pictures. Whale shark Wallpapers Pictures Photos Images
Width 1824 pixels
Heigh 1080 pixels
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