Whale shark washed up on beach in Taiwan

Date: 23 July 2011.

Location: Dawu,Taitung County, Taiwan.

Species: Whale shark, female ( Rhincodon typus ).

Size: 5.28 metres in total length.

The shark was found stranded on a beach and transported

to the National Museum of Marine Biology in Pingtung.

There is video of the specimen in our Video Section (here) .

Source and Photo: epochtimes.com and news.e2.com.tw



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