Latest Whale shark Stories
A Singapore casino developer is planning to import whale sharks for its planned aquarium, resulting in several local and international animal welfare groups launching an online campaign opposing the plans.
A group of activists in the Philippines have rescued a whale shark the size of a forearm, believed to be the smallest offspring of the worldâ€™s largest fish.
A marine biology crew has managed to record a whale shark - the world's biggest fish - expelling food waste, which was then scooped up for research.
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By Stephanie Cuevas, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Jul. 20--BILOXI -- In 2003, a small group of researchers from the Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Lab stumbled upon a pod of 16 whale sharks several miles south of the coast of Venice, La., while conducting a study on sargasm weed. Dr.
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Georgia Aquarium officials say it may be months before they know what caused Wednesday's death of another whale shark, the second this year at the only facility outside Asia that displays the huge, rare fish.
A prized whale shark at the world's largest aquarium died Thursday night, the second death of a popular animal at the center in 10 days.
The world's largest aquarium has added two of the world's largest fish.
Computer software developed by astrophysicists to locate stars and galaxies in the night sky could help save the whale shark - whose spotted skin is like a starry sky - from extinction, according to new research published in the British Ecological Society's Journal of Applied Ecology.
The Basking shark, Cetorhinus maximus, is the second largest fish after the whale shark. The basking shark is a cosmopolitan species - it is found in all the world's temperate oceans. It is a slow moving and generally harmless filter feeder. Like other large sharks, basking sharks are at risk of extinction due to a combination of low resilience and overfishing through increasing demands for the sharks' fins, flesh and organs. Taxonomy This shark is called the basking shark because it...
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