Feeding Basking Shark. UK

Photo of the Day ~ Basking Shark

The Basking Shark (Cetorhinus maximus) is the second largest fish in our ocean – its relative the Whale Shark being the biggest. Despite their size, Basking Sharks actually feed on plankton which they filter out of the water, swimming slowly back and forth with their enormous mouths wide open.

Photo: (c) Alex Mustard ~ AMustard.com

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