Encounter of MY-009

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Description: Near Palau Pinang Malaysia
Location ID: Malaysia
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Water depth: 2.0 meters

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Identified as: MY-009

Matched by: Unknown

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Karen Savins

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Metadata

Number: 294200892618

Date created:2008-04-29
Date last edited:  2008-12-14

Workflow state: approved

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Managing researcher: 

Jason Holmberg

Affiliation: Wild Me

Research Project: Wildbook

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

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Measurements

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Length 4.0 Meters

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Date

2008-04-26 14:00
Verbatim Event Date: None

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Attributes

Taxonomy:Not available 

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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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Additional comments:
The whale shark came to our live aboard boat "the white manta" for a look, as we were preparing for our next dive at Palau Pinang. It seemed very curious with the bubbles of the boat and loved the attention it got when we all jumped in the water. It really liked swimming with us and amongst us. It was the 2nd time I had ever used my camera, so I hope these photos are useful.

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