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Newly discovered juvenile whale shark aggregation in Red Sea
August 1, 2014
Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus)--which grow more than 30 feet long--are the largest fish in the world's oceans, but little is known about their movements on a daily basis or over years. Now, a newly discovered juvenile whale shark aggregation off Saudi Arabia is giving researchers a rare glimpse into the lives of these gentle giants.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
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