• Sharks and Rays: Migratory Species with a Story Worth Telling

    7 days ago - By National Geographic

    By Luke Warwick
    The whale shark is one of only three shark species that are filter feeders like many of the whales with which it is compared due to its enormous size. Photo credit: Emily Darling/WCS.
    Most people have heard their share of fish stories, some of which are entertaining and a few that defy belief. Here's one you may not have heard. Last month, a little known international treaty took a significant step to protect several species that we often don't think about-including the world's largest fish species, the magnificent whale shark-but that are essential to the health of the...
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