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Whale Shark Warrior Sun Suit

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Characteristic spots and stripes adorn the largest fish in the sea forming an intricate pattern, like a warrior painted for battle. Scientists use these distinctive markings to identify individual whale sharks. Like a fingerprint, each is as unique and special as the last.

    1. UPF 50+ sun protection (max rating achievable)
    2. Fibers mechanically engineered for quick-dry, moisture-wicking and breathability
    3. Resilient 4-way stretch and recovery for shape retention in and out of the water
    4. 100% chlorine, sun, salt water, and sunscreen resistant
    5. High neck collar, thumbholes at wrists, and medium back booty coverage
    6. Back zipper for easy entry, with a long paracord pull for easy zip up
    7. Raglan cut sleeves for great range of shoulder movement
    8. No shelf bra or padding. For more support, we suggest wearing a bikini top underneath
    9. Tag-less for comfort
  • Main fabric: 88% Repreve® RPET (recycled polyester made from post-consumer plastic bottles), 12% spandex

    Zipper: polyacetal resin (tough, high strength thermoplastic)

    Zipper pull: high tensile strength nylon paracord

UPF 50+ Sun Protection (Max Rating Achievable)

100% Fade-Proof From Chlorine, Sun & Saltwater

Anti-Microbial = Smell-Resistant

Fibers Mechanically Engineered For Quick-Dry & Moisture-Wicking

Made From Recycled Materials

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Advocate Apparel Inspired by the largest fish in the sea, the whale shark (Rhincodon typus)

Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) are fish, not whales - allowing them to hold the esteemed title of "largest fish in the sea" (since sharks are fish too!). These charismatic creatures can reach lengths of 12 meters (40 feet) or more! Despite their large size, they feed on some of the smallest organisms in the sea, plankton. Hanging vertically in the water column they're able to suction feed and filter these tiny organisms through their gill rakers much like a giant vacuum cleaner pulls dust and dirt from a kitchen floor, filtering the fragments into its chamber within.

Unfortunately, approximately 100 million sharks are killed every year by humans, through direct targeted fishing efforts as well as unintended bycatch from other fisheries. The whale shark is one species of shark that is particularly vulnerable to this commercial fishing due to their high value in international trade, in addition to their highly migratory nature and normally low abundance. Research into the lives of these gentle giants can help us to manage their populations and keep these magnificent fish in the ocean where they belong.

10% of profits from your purchase of this product are donated to the Marine Megafauna Foundation

“Waterlust's support provides critical seed funding for us to rapidly develop and implement whale shark conservation projects in areas where this globally-endangered species is most at risk. This includes Mozambique, where our research and awareness work helped the government decide to fully protect whale sharks just a few weeks ago. We love working with a company that is so committed to making a positive change in the world.”

Dr. Simon Pierce, Co-Founder / Principal Scientist

the Marine Megafauna Foundation

Customer Reviews

Based on 145 reviews
Theress Hancock (Sacramento, CA, US)
So Incredibly Awesome

This suit is fantastic and sleek! I can’t wait to jump in the ocean! The materials that made the suit fill my heart with joy! Love it so much!

Carl Trivieri (George Town, KY)
Just the right amount of support!

I have been looking for a suit with good support and now I want one in every design! It's not so thick it's uncomfortable but thick enough that it gives me some support, protection and support. Also bonus I'm pretty tall and it's not too short for my torso or arms! Absolutely obsessed!

Stephanie Estrada (Clermont, FL, US)
Cutest swimsuit!!

It fits perfectly, not too tight, and not too loose. I was so excited to receive my package, the pattern is super cute!

Florencia Franco (Mexico City, CMX, MX)
So cute and comfy. Amazing for warm-water scuba diving if you pair it with the leggings!

I absolutely love it. It looks and feels amazing -everyone kept telling me how cute it was. I am 168 cm tall, weigh 60 kg and got an S, which was a great fit although I think it would also work for someone a bit taller, depending on how you like to adjust it at the bottom. I paired it with the leggings and got myself the cutest scuba diving suit, perfect for 28-29°C waters -way more comfy and practical than my 3 mm wetsuit, which felt too bulky for such warm temperatures. Bottom line: 1000% recommended! I am getting another one in one of the other patterns.

Laura wilson (Los Angeles, CA, US)
Mostly amazing

The suit overall fits great and is quality material, but on me the neck pulls back a bit so I feel like I’m being mildly choked by the suit. Sizing up would make the rest of the suit too loose. Didn’t think I had a thick neck but here we are! Still going to keep and will just not zip all the way up

Bridget Marnocha (Fort Myers, FL, US)

Ideal for wearing in the water by providing warmth, sun protection and placing a layer of protection between you and the marine environment. I would recommend.