Basking sharks inhabit subpolar and temperate seas moving southward during the winter. They prefer surface waters of the open sea, straying inland only to breed in the summer.
Aquatic Biomes: coastal
This article is unpublished.
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Street, R. 1999. "Cetorhinus maximus" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Cetorhinus_maximus.html
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