Marked Individual A-083

: A-083 X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Meet the Adopters


Collaborating Researchers

Jason Holmberg

Affiliation: Wild Me

Research Project: Wildbook

Web Site:

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

Brad Norman

Affiliation: ECOCEAN

Research Project: normanb

Web Site:

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

Researcher comments (Text or HTML):

admin on Wed Jul 21 14:11:03 EDT 2004
Created new shark A-083.

normanb on Thu Oct 21 21:55:54 EDT 2004
Added encounter#3102004134917.

admin on Wed Dec 08 16:38:01 EST 2004
Removed encounter#16200410418.

admin on Wed Dec 08 16:39:37 EST 2004
Added encounter#16200410418.

admin on Mon Oct 03 16:06:09 EDT 2005
Added encounter#2102005231152.

admin on Mon Oct 03 16:08:32 EDT 2005
Added encounter#210200523145.

admin on Sat Nov 26 17:16:07 EST 2005
Added encounter#410200431327.

admin on Sat Nov 26 17:31:07 EST 2005
Changed shark sex from unsure to male.

admin on Mon Mar 06 14:27:00 EST 2006
Added encounter#63200684110.

admin on Tue May 02 11:12:16 EDT 2006
Added encounter#18420060474.

admin on Tue May 02 11:15:42 EDT 2006
Added encounter#184200604850.

admin on Thu Jan 17 00:55:33 EST 2008
Added encounter#7120085417.

admin on Mon Jan 28 14:19:23 EST 2008
Added encounter#22120083741.

admin on Thu Feb 14 00:04:35 EST 2008
Added encounter#311220070433.