Marked Individual A-187

: A-187 X
: X

Sex: female


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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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 Fri Apr 08 21:57:07 EDT 2005
Created new shark A-187.

normanb on Sun Jun 19 06:52:02 EDT 2005
Added encounter#136200513949.

admin on Thu Jun 23 00:55:33 EDT 2005
Added encounter#293200582915.

admin on Thu Jun 23 00:55:47 EDT 2005
Added encounter#226200531443.

admin on Tue Nov 08 12:05:37 EST 2005
Changed shark sex from unsure to female.

admin on Sat Nov 26 02:23:28 EST 2005
Added encounter#2611200521538.

normanb on Sat Aug 18 00:34:32 EDT 2007
Added encounter#1782007223048.