Although whale sharks are massive, they are generally docile and inoffensive to humans. Whale sharks are even sometimes nice enough to let human swimmers hitch a ride.
Learn more about the Whale Shark.
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Other Names and/or Listed subspecies:Group:
Promicrops ditobo, Promicrops esonue, Serranus galeus, Serranus guasa, Serranus itajara, Serranus mentzelii, Serranus quinquefasciatus, Jewfish
FishesStatus/Date Listed as Endangered:
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Africa, Central and South America, Mexico, United States (Florida, Minor Outlying Islands)
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