Basking Shark Animal Pictures

Cetorhinus Maximus

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

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.

Biggest Fish in the World: Basking Shark
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