Whale Shark at the Georgia Aquarium

The largest in the world by volume, the Georgia Aquarium houses a few specimens of the largest fish in the world—the whale shark, Rhincodon typus. In fact, the Ocean Voyager exhibit was designed to house these docile giants. Despite being a shark, these creatures are gentle, slow swimmers; and it’s because of this that I was able to capture a striking moment as one drifted under the bright spot lights from above.