Largest fish (Marine)
Last updated: January 4, 2020 at 22:14 pm
Whale shark (Rhincodon typus) — Up to 12.65 m (41.5 ft) in length. A specimen captured in Thailand in 1919 was reported to measure 18 m (59 ft). Warm water shark found in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. Despite its impressive size, the whale shark feeds only on plankton and is not a threat to people.