Encounter of MY-004

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Description: Eve's Garden, Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia
Location ID: Malaysia
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Water depth: 12.0 meters

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Identified as: MY-004

Matched by: Unknown

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Keith and Gianna Minton

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Metadata

Number: 352007133834

Date created:2007-05-02
Date last edited:  2009-02-22

Workflow state: approved

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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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Length 4.0 Meters

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Date

2007-05-02
Verbatim Event Date: None

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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:
Exceptionally inquisitive. Remained with us (6 divers) for 45 minutes in the same location and then followed us back to the dive boat. Seemed to be extremely interested in our bubbles and fins / dive tanks - was seen to hover vertically over clouds of bubbles and at the end of the dive it began to make 'lunges' towatrds us with its mouth open - forcing evasive action! One feature we did not manage to capture on film was a deep scar on the dorsal side of the caudal peduncle.



Associated species: many remora, one golden trevally, two cobia

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Spot Matching Algorithms (Modified Groth and I3S)

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40 left-side spots added. 37 right-side spots added.

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