Marked Individual A-179

: A-179 X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Meet the Adopters


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

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"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 03:55:16 EST 2005
Created new shark A-179.

admin on Sat Nov 26 00:30:50 EST 2005
Added encounter#261120050047.

admin on Sat Nov 26 00:31:02 EST 2005
Changed shark sex from unsure to male.

admin on Sat Dec 03 18:54:20 EST 2005
Added encounter#2711200513829.

admin on Fri Aug 25 14:06:09 EDT 2006
Added encounter#2482006125353.

normanb on Sat Aug 26 02:36:35 EDT 2006
Added encounter#2482006215748.

normanb on Sat Aug 26 02:37:07 EDT 2006
Added encounter#268200601355.

admin on Tue Sep 05 18:18:05 EDT 2006
Added encounter#362006225255.

admin on Mon Jan 28 15:47:22 EST 2008
Added encounter#2212008316.