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Largest predatory fish

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  • Who: White shark

  • What: Largest predatory fish

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The largest predatory fish is the rare great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias). Adult specimens average 4.3–4.6 m (14–15 ft) in length, and generally weigh 520–770 kg (1,150–1,700 lb). There are many claims of huge specimens up to 10 m (33 ft) in length and, although few have been properly authenticated, there is plenty of circumstantial evidence to suggest that some great whites grow to more than 6 m (20 ft) in length.


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