Encounter of A-858

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Location

Description: South Passage between Steep Point and Dirk Hartog Island near western opening. Shark Bay - Western Australia
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Water depth: 15.0 meters

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Identified as: A-858

Matched by: Unmatched first encounter

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Luke Wheat

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Metadata

Number: 14102012223915

Workflow state: approved

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Managing researcher: 

Jason Holmberg

Affiliation: Wild Me

Research Project: Wildbook

Sitio web: http://www.wildme.org

"Jason is a founder of Wildbook for Whale Sharks and its Information Architect."

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Date

2012-10-08 16:00
Verbatim Event Date: None

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Attributes

Status: alive

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Sex: male

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Noticeable scarring:  Some scratching on left side but no apparent deep scars or deformities

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Behavior:  Extremely inquisitive, feeding

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Group Role:  None

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Additional comments:
Sea floor depth during encounter ranged from 5m to 20m. Shark was extremely inquisitive and had several remoras on its underside.

Also have videos of underside if you need confirmation of sex. Please let me know and I will freeze some jpegs for you.

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Observations

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22 left-side spots added.

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