Whale Shark – Shark of the month

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The whale shark (Rhincodon typus) is a slow-moving filter feeding shark and the largest known shark species. The largest confirmed individual had a length of 12.65 m (41.50 ft) and a weight of more than 21.5 metric tons. Unconfirmed reports of considerably larger whale sharks exist. Claims of individuals over 14 m long and weighing at least 30 …

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Shark of the month: SWELL SHARK!

Swell shark: amazing shark species

The Swell shark, also known as Inflatable or balloon sharks, Cephaloscyllium ventriosum, is a Catshark of the family Scyliorhinidae. A new species of swell shark was only recently discovered in the Philippines in 2011 and locals named it ‘Bubble shark’. When we do our Shark Guardian presentations the children love this name …

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