Encounter of T-095

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Location

Description: Chumphon Pinnacle, Koh Tao, Gulf of Thailand
Location ID: Thailand
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Water depth: 45.0 meters

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Identity

Identified as: T-095

Matched by: Pattern match

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Contact Information

Submitters

Dan Reynolds

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Metadata

Number: 3112201216517

Date created:2012-12-31
Date last edited:  2013-01-02

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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Date

2012-12-11 08:30
Verbatim Event Date: None

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Attributes

Taxonomy Rhincodon typus 

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Status: alive

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Sex: female

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Noticeable scarring:  One gill slit on right bent inwards. Abrasions on back towards tail section. Deep cut on back just ahead of tail fin.

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Behavior:  Swam around rock pinnacles, up and down in water column between 5 and 30 metres.

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Group Role:  None

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Additional comments:
Shark had distinctive swirled patterning.
Choice of photograph difficult due to large numbers of remoras & cobia surrounding shark.

Photos are still frames from a video. Video will be posted online on www.facebook.com/divelungfish

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Observations

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Spot Matching Algorithms (Modified Groth and I3S)

Extracted Spots

29 left-side spots added. 25 right-side spots added.

Pattern Matching Results

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Groth: Right-side scan results
I3S: Left-side scan results
I3S: Right-side scan results

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