The second largest fish found in today’s oceans, the basking shark is the only living member of the Cetorhinidae family. They typically reach sizes of 23 feet, and are one of three known species of shark that feeds entirely on plankton.
Scientific Name:Cetorhinus maximus
Characteristics:Basking sharks can be found in the coastal waters of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans – and thanks to this figurine, in your living room! Individually sculpted and hand painted, this model makes a wonderful gift for even the pickiest nature enthusiast!
Size and Color:5.75 inches long and 2.25 inches tall, our basking shark model is about the same size as a soda can resting on its side. Basking sharks have grayish-brown backs with lighter colored undersides.
The Basking Shark is part of the Wild Safari® Sea Life collection.