Marked Individual A-218

: A-218 X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Collaborating Researchers

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."

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."

Researcher comments (Text or HTML):

normanb on Sat Aug 20 01:50:33 EDT 2005
Created new shark A-218.

normanb on Sat Aug 20 01:52:36 EDT 2005
Added encounter#27720056613.

admin on Sun Aug 28 20:10:40 EDT 2005
Added encounter#2782005213335.

admin on Tue Nov 08 12:09:10 EST 2005
Changed shark sex from unsure to male.

normanb on Mon Aug 28 03:06:52 EDT 2006
Added encounter#288200623621.

admin on Tue Aug 29 20:31:21 EDT 2006
Added encounter#288200624129.