Whalesharks are the largest fish in the ocean. A fully grown Whale Shark can reach up to 18m in length. Whale Sharks encountered on Isla Mujeres, México are most commonly between 8-12m long. A male Whale Shark is sexually mature at about 8.5m in length. Season open May 15 and close September 17th.
During the activity the most important is the respect what they deserve, Whale sharks come to the surface for one reason, To feed by filtering plankton, zooplankton such as copepods and krill through thousands of tiny teeth arranged in 300 rows located in their gills. These are known as gill rakers.
To guarantee the full satisfaction of the activity we need to follow some rules during the interaction with the gentles giants.
Visit Whale Sharks on Isla Mujeres.
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