(WFLA) - Whale sharks are some of the most recognizable creatures you'll ever find underwater.
Their polka-dotted backs are unmistakable and they happen to be the largest fish in the ocean.
So it may come as a surprise that scientists didn't know a whole lot about them, until now.
Mote Marine Laboratory just released a ground breaking study in the journal PLOS ONE that opened a wealth of new knowledge.
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