: A-047 X
: marcus X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Meet the Adopters

Michael Willis
"Whale Sharks are living creatures and are part of our amazing world."
Drew Northey
"Happy Birthday Drew - Love the Jones Family!"
Elizabeth Black
"Whale sharks are gentle loveable giants who provide grace and mystery to the vast waters of our planet. Research and conservation of these animals is of the utmost importance lest we forget the gentleness of ourselves. "
Vidiyan Ravindran
"i like whales like my sister "


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."

Dhivya Nair

Affiliation: ECOCEAN Inc.

Research Project: Ningaloo

Web Site: www.whaleshark.org.au

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admin on Tue Dec 30 02:21:11 EST 2003
Created new shark A-047.

admin on Tue Mar 23 20:02:07 EST 2004
Added encounter#9420032341.

admin on Thu Apr 08 14:59:43 EDT 2004
Added encounter#942003263.

admin on Thu Apr 08 15:01:21 EDT 2004
Added encounter#9420032821.

admin on Tue Nov 30 01:10:29 EST 2004
Removed encounter#9420032124.

admin on Tue Nov 30 01:13:17 EST 2004
Added encounter#9420032124.

admin on Sat Mar 04 06:49:36 EST 2006
Added encounter#43200624724.

admin on Sat Mar 04 06:50:00 EST 2006
Added encounter#3010200501012.

admin on Sat Mar 04 06:50:51 EST 2006
Added encounter#301020050254.

admin on Sat Mar 04 06:53:17 EST 2006
Added encounter#307200415649.

admin on Sat Mar 04 06:55:52 EST 2006
Added encounter#842003103755.

admin on Sat Mar 04 06:57:49 EST 2006
Added encounter#275200424424.

normanb on Sun Aug 06 23:48:48 EDT 2006
Added encounter#682006222831.

normanb on Sun Aug 06 23:51:06 EDT 2006
Added encounter#68200622412.

admin on Tue Aug 15 13:45:09 EDT 2006
Added encounter#28520063456.

admin on Fri Aug 18 22:39:25 EDT 2006
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admin on Mon Aug 21 11:38:33 EDT 2006
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admin on Fri Aug 25 11:16:36 EDT 2006
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admin on Fri Aug 25 11:25:50 EDT 2006
Added encounter#28200635246.

admin on Fri Aug 25 11:27:28 EDT 2006
Added encounter#258200633930.

admin on Mon Sep 04 13:58:09 EDT 2006
Added encounter#126200622252.

admin on Wed Oct 11 13:52:08 EDT 2006
Added encounter#1110200610823.

normanb on Sat May 12 14:40:16 EDT 2007
Added encounter#1252007103316.

normanb on Tue May 15 09:51:53 EDT 2007
Added encounter#1452007232557.

admin on Sat May 19 11:26:59 EDT 2007
Added encounter#185200721413.

normanb on Sat May 19 20:47:57 EDT 2007
Added encounter#1652007212040.

admin on Mon May 28 21:40:20 EDT 2007
Added encounter#185200794444.

normanb on Thu Jun 07 08:48:10 EDT 2007
Added encounter#76200724841.

normanb on Fri Jun 08 01:32:01 EDT 2007
Added encounter#86200704415.

admin on Thu Jun 14 13:16:35 EDT 2007
Added encounter#14620072644.

admin on Mon Jun 18 21:06:15 EDT 2007
Added encounter#166200722556.

normanb on Tue Jul 03 10:34:51 EDT 2007
Added encounter#1662007212544.

normanb on Mon Jul 30 09:00:42 EDT 2007
Added encounter#30720076441.

admin on Mon Jul 30 11:55:17 EDT 2007
Added encounter#3072007102525.

normanb on Tue Aug 14 12:14:18 EDT 2007
Added encounter#1482007105126.

normanb on Sun Aug 19 04:51:28 EDT 2007
Added encounter#198200732321.

admin on Wed Aug 22 11:15:04 EDT 2007
Added encounter#2442007224954.

admin on Tue Dec 04 13:00:40 EST 2007
Added encounter#412200713244.

normanb on Wed Jan 02 23:29:53 EST 2008
Added encounter#311220070100.

admin on Tue Feb 12 14:13:39 EST 2008
Added encounter#221200825321.

admin on Wed Apr 23 16:35:13 EDT 2008
Added encounter#215200734359.

admin on Tue Jul 29 11:37:59 EDT 2008
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admin on Thu Aug 07 10:26:53 EDT 2008
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admin on Tue Aug 19 20:27:30 EDT 2008
Added encounter#198200862637.

normanb on Mon Oct 27 07:50:17 EST 2008
Added encounter#2710200804521.

normanb on Tue Nov 11 00:02:48 EST 2008
Submitted new file: shark DNA.jpg.

normanb on Tue Nov 11 00:14:17 EST 2008
Removed shark A-047 data file: shark DNA.jpg.

normanb on Sat Aug 28 21:04:01 EDT 2010
Removed encounter#9420032341.

normanb on Sat Aug 28 21:04:40 EDT 2010
Added encounter 9420032341.

normanb on Sat Aug 28 21:05:27 EDT 2010
Removed encounter#942003263.

normanb on Sat Aug 28 21:05:58 EDT 2010
Added encounter 942003263.

normanb on Sat Aug 28 21:06:53 EDT 2010
Removed encounter#9420032821.

normanb on Sat Aug 28 21:08:06 EDT 2010
Added encounter 9420032821.

naird on Thu Aug 23 00:28:30 UTC 2018
Added encounter d069e41b-3067-48ed-bc6d-1f07d40b35c6.

naird on Thu Aug 23 00:32:28 UTC 2018
Removed encounter#d069e41b-3067-48ed-bc6d-1f07d40b35c6.

naird on Thu Aug 23 00:34:56 UTC 2018
Added encounter d069e41b-3067-48ed-bc6d-1f07d40b35c6.