Basking Shark Animal Pictures

Cetorhinus Maximus

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Basking shark
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Basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus)

Basking shark isolated on white background
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Basking Shark with mouth open
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Basking Shark with mouth open

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Basking Shark with mouth open
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Head of a Basking Shark (Cetorhinus maximus) in the deep

Basking Shark
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Basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) off the Isle of Coll, Scotland

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Biggest Shark: Basking Shark
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A basking shark, Cetorhinus maximus, swimming near Coll Island, Scotland. The most impressive feature of the basking shark is its mouth, which opens up to 1 meter wide.

Biggest Fish: Basking Shark

Biggest Fish: Basking Shark
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A basking shark, Cetorhinus maximus, swimming off Coll island, Scotland. Due to their passive temperament, basking sharks have the smallest weight to brain weight ratio of any shark.

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