Rhincodon typus (Whale Shark).

Rhycodon typus is the scientific name of whale shark. It is the biggest and largest fish species knowm till date.

Rhincodon typus have five large pair of gills and its skin has pale yellow spots and stripes.

In a day they can eat a huge amount of plankton and squids.

Its speciality is that it’s mouth is located at the front of their heads.

They dive upto 1800 metres in ocean and the average size of an adult is 32 ft in length.

They have a pair of dorsal fins and pectoral fins. Whale sharks are present in waters all across the globe.

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