Meet the Biggest Fish in the World

You may be wondering what the largest fish in the world is and where you can find it.

We have considered all the types of fish falling into the Chondrichthyes and the Osteichthyes groups alive on earth. Based on these criteria, here are the biggest fish in the world.

Whale Shark

The largest fish in the world is the whale shark. This species can weigh up to 21.5 tons and grow to be 41.5 feet long.

Basking Shark

The basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) is the second-largest fish in the world. It has weighed more than 4.2 tons and can be up to 40.3 feet long.

Great White Shark

The Great White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias), also called white shark or pointer shark, can reach 3.34 tons and be up to 23 feet long.

Tiger Shark

The tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) can weigh up to 3.11 tons and grow up to 24 feet long.