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Identified as: H-071
Matched by: Unknown
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Alternate ID: 551
Occurrence ID: None assigned.
Workflow state: approved
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Taxonomy Rhincodon typus
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Noticeable scarring: Tail (caudal) fin
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The GPS reading was taken from google earth and is just an approximate guide to the location.
16 04 1717
87 00 2837
Damage to top of Caudal and also small / nic damage to first dorsal
After contact with Rafael de la Parra in Mexico we found that this Whale Shark was tagged in Mexico near Contoy Island with number 551 this tag is still visible but there was quite a lot of growth on it.
The date that it was tagged in Mexico was 16 June 2007
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20 left-side spots added.
Pattern Matching ResultsGroth: Left-side scan results