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Whale shark girls overtake the boys to become world’s largest fish Female whale sharks grow more slowly than males but end up being larger, research…

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Whale shark girls overtake the boys to become world’s largest fish
Female whale sharks grow more slowly than males but end up being larger, research suggests.
A decade-long study of the iconic fish has found male whale sharks grow quickly, before plateauing at an average adult length of about eight or nine metres.
Female whale sharks grow more slowly but eventually overtake the males, reaching an average adult length of about 14 metres.
Australian Institute of Marine Science fish biologist D…

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