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Whale Shark Facts

Whale Shark

The whale shark-Rhincodon typus belongs to a subclass of cartilaginous fish, is the largest fish in the world. We can find copies of this fish in seas and oceans of warm waters located near the tropics. Among the countries that harbor whale sharks are Australia, New Zealand, Honduras, Philippines, Tanzania and Mexico. The whale shark inhabits near coasts.

In offshore from Cancun and Isla Mujeres the swim with the whale shark excursion is an must do activity by the visitors of Holbox island and Isla Mujeres. Each year between May and September, whale sharks arrive at the northern tip of the Yucatan Peninsula, Holbox island and Isla Mujeres due to their proximity are the ideal place to enjoy the Whale Shark Tour in Mexico.

Mexico Whale Shark shares with you some interesting data about the whale sharks

Each copy has a pattern of stains formed by moles and lines that can be identified from each other.

The whale shark can reach up to 15 meters long and weigh 11 tons.

The whale shark jaw measures up to 1.5 m long and is composed of small teeth.

Whale sharks are ovoviviparous, the babies develop in eggs inside of the mother after giving birth to pups developed.

The whale shark is fed through a mechanism of filtering the water of the sea, capturing plankton and small fish.

If you want to live the experience of swimming with the whale shark in Cancun we invite you to enjoy the incredible “Tour of the swim with the Whale Sharks in Holbox Island or isla Mujeres” we have the daily shuttle service from may 15th to September 17th from any hotel in Holbox, Isla Mujeres, Cancun, Tulum, Cozumel, Mayan Riviera, Playa del Carmen.

Come and enjoy with us this fantastic excursion swim with whale sharks in isla Mujeres, Holbox, Cancun