Swimming with a Whale Shark

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 13 Aug 2010

Steve Backshall swims with an 8 metre long Whale Shark. The clip contains some great footage of the fish feeding.

Whale Shark at Ningaloo Reef

Whale Shark at Ningaloo Reef
Photographer: Erik Schlögl © Erik Schlögl

Am I jealous? Of course! I swam with this one in 1993 and will never forget the experience.


In case the clip above didn't satisfy your thirst for Whale Sharks, here is another one.

Tags fishes, ichthyology, Whale Shark, Rhincodon typus, Rhincodontidae, swimming,