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Whale Shark

Whale Shark Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum of Whale Shark: Chordata
Class of Whale Shark: Chondrichthyes
Whale Shark Order: Orectolobiformes
Family of Whale Shark: Rhincodontidae
Genus of Whale Shark: Rhincodon
Whale Shark Scientific Name: Rhincodon Typus
Whale Shark Type: Fish
Diet of Whale Shark: Carnivore
Whale Shark Size: 10-12.2m (33-40ft)
Whale Shark Weight: 13,607-18,144kg (15-20tons)
Top Speed of Whale Shark: 16km/h (10mph)
Life Span of Whale Shark: 60-70 years
Whale Shark Lifestyle: Solitary
Whale Shark Conservation Status: Threatened
Whale Shark Colours: Brown, Blue, Grey
Skin Whale Shark Type: Smooth
Whale Shark Favourite Food: Krill
Habitat of Whale Shark: Warm coastal waters and open ocean
Average Litter Whale Shark Size: 12
Whale Shark Main Prey: Krill, Plankton, Crab, Fish
Predators of Whale Shark: Human, Sharks, Killer Whale
Whale Shark Special Features: Enormous streamlined body and broad, flat head


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