Marked Individual A-175

: A-175 X
: X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Meet the Adopters

The Room One Stargazers
"We have seen whale sharks in Aquariums in other countries. We think the whale sharks should all be free and living safely in the ocean. They need to be protected as they are a very special part of our world."


Collaborating Researchers

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."

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):

normanb on Sun Mar 27 04:31:39 EST 2005
Created new shark A-175.

admin on Wed Mar 08 17:41:22 EST 2006
Added encounter#8320061933.

admin on Thu May 29 16:35:03 EDT 2008
Added encounter#295200882636.

admin on Thu May 29 16:35:19 EDT 2008
Changed shark sex from unsure to male.

admin on Mon Jul 21 02:49:13 EDT 2008
Added encounter#256200884110.

admin on Mon Jul 21 02:50:47 EDT 2008
Added encounter#63200505012.

admin on Mon Aug 04 00:17:28 EDT 2008
Added encounter#382008225048.

admin on Wed Aug 20 14:38:23 EDT 2008
Added encounter#198200863035.

admin on Tue Jun 09 14:55:54 EDT 2009
Added encounter#762009181421.

admin on Sun Oct 04 01:18:36 EDT 2009
Added encounter#2482009203218.

dbradley on Tue Jul 20 21:16:07 EDT 2010
Added encounter 197201015448.

admin on Thu Apr 12 14:20:30 EDT 2012
Added encounter 782010192522.

normanb on Mon Jan 04 21:39:54 EST 2016
Added encounter 2772010171014.