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:
Leopard Coral Grouper, Leopard Coral Trout
FishesStatus/Date Listed as Endangered:
Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Australia, Brunei Darussalam, China, Fiji, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna
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