: A-143 X
: Cricket X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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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."

Dani Rob

Affiliation: Parks and Wildlife Service, Government of Western Australia

Web Site: http://www.dbca.wa.gov.au/

Researcher comments (Text or HTML):

normanb on Thu Nov 25 03:44:36 EST 2004
Created new shark A-143.

normanb on Thu Nov 25 03:51:02 EST 2004
Added encounter#41020043317.

admin on Sat Jul 02 16:56:24 EDT 2005
Added encounter#2362005132125.

normanb on Wed Aug 10 17:58:52 EDT 2005
Added encounter#98200555142.

admin on Sun Nov 27 01:22:40 EST 2005
Added encounter#271120051611.

admin on Sun Dec 11 19:55:08 EST 2005
Added encounter#98200523118.

admin on Wed Dec 14 16:32:26 EST 2005
Added encounter#35200595138.

normanb on Mon Aug 07 05:22:26 EDT 2006
Added encounter#7820064212.

normanb on Mon Aug 07 12:57:35 EDT 2006
Added encounter#782006114329.

admin on Fri Aug 11 12:46:12 EDT 2006
Changed shark sex from unsure to male.

admin on Tue Aug 15 13:00:01 EDT 2006
Added encounter#2852006224536.

normanb on Sun Aug 20 06:49:12 EDT 2006
Added encounter#208200655045.

admin on Tue Sep 12 01:14:11 EDT 2006
Added encounter#2942006225113.

admin on Tue Dec 04 15:28:03 EST 2007
Added encounter#412200721523.

admin on Mon Dec 17 20:23:31 EST 2007
Added encounter#51220070539.

admin on Wed Mar 19 11:28:55 EST 2008
Added encounter#18320088483.

admin on Tue Apr 22 12:01:45 EDT 2008
Added encounter#224200834514.

admin on Thu Apr 24 15:47:04 EDT 2008
Added encounter#234200822442.

admin on Fri Aug 08 02:44:23 EDT 2008
Added encounter#78200822538.

admin on Mon Aug 18 21:01:47 EDT 2008
Added encounter#188200894636.

admin on Wed Aug 20 16:05:32 EDT 2008
Added encounter#198200862443.

earthwatch09 on Sat May 16 04:18:05 EDT 2009
Added encounter#16520094750.

earthwatch09 on Mon May 18 05:20:04 EDT 2009
Added encounter#185200931216.

earthwatch09 on Thu May 28 00:32:27 EDT 2009
Added encounter#2752009224823.

earthwatch09 on Thu May 28 00:52:04 EDT 2009
Added encounter#8920031741.

dbradley on Fri Aug 21 14:08:02 EDT 2009
Removed encounter#16520094750.

dbradley on Fri Aug 21 14:08:40 EDT 2009
Added encounter#16520094750.

admin on Tue Sep 22 12:50:32 EDT 2009
Added encounter#2782009174824.

admin on Fri Oct 02 14:37:47 EDT 2009
Added encounter#208200913332.

admin on Sun Oct 04 01:26:02 EDT 2009
Added encounter#2082009131618.

admin on Thu Mar 25 09:18:42 EST 2010
Added encounter#152200831246.

normanb on Sat Apr 28 08:20:28 EDT 2012
Added encounter 28420123737.

drob on Tue May 22 00:21:37 EDT 2012
Added encounter 215201225352.

drob on Wed Jun 06 01:55:54 EDT 2012
Added encounter 562012211910.

drob on Wed Aug 15 01:27:51 EDT 2012
Added encounter 1482012232236.