Whale sharks are the largest living fish, with a maximum weight of 34 tons and a maximum length of 67 feet. They are filter feeders equipped with special filter structures in their...
The term whale can refer to all mammals of the order Cetacea, or to only the larger species, or to only to members in families Balaenidae, Balaenopteridae, Eschrichtiidae, Neobalaenidae, Monodontidae, Physeteridae, and Ziphidae.
P. macrocephalus spends most of its life in search of squid in the depths; these
animals do not require any degree of light at all, in fact, blind sperm whales have
Learn about the size, diet, population, range, behavior and other fascinating facts
One of the most notable facts
sharks is that they are the world's largest fish . We know now that whale
sharks are capable of undertaking migrations thousands of miles long - one tagged shark traveled 8,000 miles over 37 months (see more about tagging studi... More »
Whales are marine mammals, members of the cetacea order which also includes
... Here are some incredible facts about whales and their lives in the oceans.
Fascinating facts about whales for kids. The biggest, fastest, deepest diver and
Amazing facts about blue whales such as behaviour, intelligence, physical, diet,
life span, size, weight, habitat, range and latin name.
Facts about Whales, Blue Whales, Beluga Whales, Humpback Whales. Whale
Information, Anatomy, Habitat, Reproduction and Whale Conservation.
Whales are large aquatic mammals that breathe air through blowhole(s) into
lungs (unlike fish which breathe using gills). They live their entire lives in water.