10 November 2017

Basking shark in Chioggia

The remarkable basking shark Cetorhinus maximus exposed at the Department of Marine Biology, University of Padua at Chioggia. A totally harmless plankton-eating shark, it is the second largest living fish after the whale shark.

Learn more at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basking_shark

(Photo by S. Bonizzoni)

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