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NOUN   a whale shark | whale sharks
SYNO Rhincodon typus | whale shark
hvalhai {m} [Rhincodon typus]
whale shark
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Translation for 'whale shark' from English to Norwegian

whale shark
hvalhai {m} [Rhincodon typus]iktyo.T
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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