Huge Whale Shark Glides Past Divers in 'The Trench' off West Palm Beach

StoryfulPublished: May 27, 20172 views
Published: May 27, 2017

A whale shark, considered to be the planet’s biggest fish, was spotted off West Palm Beach, Florida, on April 9. Keith Brock and his wife went for a dive at a local spot called “The Trench,” when they encountered the animal.

Whale sharks can grow up to <a href="http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/palm-beach/fl-whale-shark-sighting-20170411-story.html" target="_blank">40 feet long and weigh about 20 tons</a>. They feed on plankton, krill and other small animals and are harmless to humans. They are classified as endangered.

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