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Whale sharks may be the largest fish in the ocean but they are particularly elusive. Researchers are now using photographic and genetic methods to find out their migration patterns and determine the best conservation strategies to protect them from threats posed by shipping accidents and unregulated fishing.
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Browse: Whale Sharks Need to Bask
Whale sharks stay underwater for more than 2 hours on deep dives but appear to pay a price, resting near the surface for long periods afterwards. The first people to track this behaviour in detail believe that they need the warmth to recover from their time in the chilly depths.