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See a whale shark? Let a scientist know

June 15, 2018
By Marcy Shortuse
To the Editor: Mote Marine Laboratory received a report of five whale sharks — Earth’s largest fish species — about 40 miles off Anna Maria Island last weekend, and Mote scientists are asking members of the public to report new sightings off Florida’s Gulf Coast immediately. Whale sharks sporadically visit Southwest Florida’s coastal waters, most likely […]

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