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Basking Shark – You don’t need to fear this giant Shark

Basking Shark – You don’t need to fear this giant Shark

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Basking shark is the second largest living fish after whale shark.
Basking shark is a filter feeder shark which had adopted itself for filter feeding.

The shark reaches size up to 20-26 feet in length and weights 5.1-5.7 tons.
However the shark may appear huge and dangerous but it is not aggressive like other shark and they are harmless to humans.

This fish was commercially fished however overfishing has made this species vulnerable.
The shark lives is believed to live up to 50 years.

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