Rhincodon typus (Whale Shark) is a species of modern sharks in the family whale sharks. They are listed as endangered by IUCN and in cites appendix ii. They are native to Asia, Pacific Ocean, Oceania continent (Australia, NZ and islands), Atlantic Ocean, Ethiopia, and Indian Ocean. They are solitary, diurnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 2000 cm. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on swimming to move around.
EOL has data for 50 attributes, including: