: A-028 X
: King of the Ocean X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Meet the Adopters

Charlotte Phillips


Collaborating Researchers

Jason Holmberg

Affiliation: Wild Me

Research Project: Wildbook

Web Site: http://www.wildme.org

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

Brad Norman

Affiliation: ECOCEAN

Research Project: normanb

Web Site: http://www.whaleshark.org.au

"Brad leads ECOCEAN Inc. and is a co-Founder of the Whale Shark Photo-identification Library."

Researcher comments (Text or HTML):

admin on Fri May 20 13:00:33 EDT 2005
Created new shark A-028.

admin on Fri May 20 13:13:15 EDT 2005
Added encounter#62200513327.

admin on Fri May 20 13:14:20 EDT 2005
Added encounter#25420059149.

admin on Fri May 20 13:14:50 EDT 2005
Added encounter#252005111128.

normanb on Tue Jul 05 04:47:19 EDT 2005
Added encounter#252005122847.

admin on Tue Nov 08 13:07:09 EST 2005
Changed shark sex from unsure to male.

admin on Tue Aug 15 16:46:38 EDT 2006
Added encounter#95200655059.

admin on Tue Apr 14 02:22:58 EDT 2009
Added encounter#124200974421.