News From the Field
Newly discovered juvenile whale shark aggregation in Red Sea
August 1, 2014
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus)--which grow more than 30 feet long--are the largest fish in the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.Full Story
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
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