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Basking Shark

Slow and docile, basking sharks are notable filter feeders and the second largest fish on earth. Basking Shark Cetorhinus maximus Basking Shark Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Chondrichthyes Order: Lamniformes Family: Cetorhinidae Genus: Cetorhinus Species: Cetorhinus maximus Basking Shark Appearance Lifespan: 50 years Length: 26-40 feet Weight: 10,000-13,000 pounds Top speed: 4 mph …

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