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 Translation for 'whale shark' from English to Norwegian
NOUN   a whale shark | whale sharks
SYNO Rhincodon typus | whale shark
iktyo.T
hvalhai {m} [Rhincodon typus]
whale shark
Partial Matches
zool.T
hval {m}
whale
2
zool.T
knølhval {m} [Megaptera novaeangliae]
humpback (whale)
zool.T
finnhval {m} [Balaenoptera physalus]
fin whale
zool.T
spermhval {m} [Physeter macrocephalus, syn.: Physeter catodon]
sperm whale
zool.T
grønlandshval {m} [Balaena mysticetus]
bowhead whale
zool.T
seihval {m} [Balaenoptera borealis]
sei whale
zool.T
bardehval {m} [underorden Mysticeti]
baleen whale
zool.T
spekkhogger {m} [Orcinus orca]
killer whale
zool.T
blåhval {m} [Balaenoptera musculus]
blue whale
zool.T
blåkval {m} [Balaenoptera musculus]
blue whale
zool.T
vågehval {m} [Balaenoptera acutorostrata]
(northern) minke whale
orn.T
treskonebb {m} {n} [Balaeniceps rex]
whale-headed stork
zool.T
gråhval {m} [Eschrichtius robustus]
gray whale [Am.]
zool.T
gråhval {m} [Eschrichtius robustus]
grey whale [Br.]
iktyo.T
hai {m}
shark
3
iktyo.T
blåhai {m} [Prionace glauca]
blue shark
iktyo.T
tigerhai {m} [Galeocerdo cuvier]
tiger shark
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Usage Examples English
  • Some northern areas of the reef system near Isla Contoy are home to the largest fish on the planet, the whale shark.
  • Groups from Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Philippines make up the largest groups of visitors. Most tourists book guided tours with dive centers familiar with whale shark interaction.
  • More than eighty diving sites are located around the island among its extensive reefs teeming with marine life, including the elusive whale shark.
  • In this capacity he travelled to WWF's Whale Shark conservation site in 2007.
  • The largest fish in the world, the whale shark, gathers in the bay during the April and May full moons.

  • The whale shark ("Rhincodon typus") is a slow-moving, filter-feeding carpet shark and the largest known extant fish species.
  • The largest recorded egg is from a whale shark and was [...] in size.
  • The whale shark is also known as the [...] or [...] in Japanese, due to its skin patterns resembling those seen on [...].
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