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