Encounter of OM-005

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Location

Description: Daimaniyat Islands - Oman
Location ID: 4h2b
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Water depth: 10.0 meters

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Identity

Identified as: OM-005

Matched by: Unknown

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Contact Information

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Khaled Sultani

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Metadata

Number: 1072009133140

Date created:2009-07-10
Date last edited:  2014-11-21

Workflow state: approved

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Managing researcher: 

David Robinson

Affiliation: Sharkwatch Arabia

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Measurements

Type Size Units
Length 8.5 Meters

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Date

2009-07-07 13:45
Verbatim Event Date: None

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Attributes

Taxonomy Rhincodon typus 

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Status: alive

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Sex: unknown

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Noticeable scarring:  None

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Behavior:  None

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Group Role:  None

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Additional comments:
whale shark was slowly circling us (2 divers) and was getting closer and slower with every round. spent approx 5 minutes with us before taking off.
water temp was 28-29c , good clear visibility.

Location is Daimaniyat Islands in Oman.
Dive site ; Garden of Eden

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Observations

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Spot Matching Algorithms (Modified Groth and I3S)

Extracted Spots

35 left-side spots added.

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