Marked Individual A-273

: A-273 X
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: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Meet the Adopters


Collaborating Researchers

Jason Holmberg

Affiliation: Wild Me

Research Project: Wildbook

Web Site:

"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."

Dani Rob

Affiliation: Parks and Wildlife Service, Government of Western Australia

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Researcher comments (Text or HTML):

admin on Mon Nov 21 00:59:11 EST 2005
Created new shark A-273.

admin on Thu Aug 10 12:12:47 EDT 2006
Added encounter#78200612059.

admin on Mon Sep 18 02:11:44 EDT 2006
Added encounter#25820064535.

admin on Wed May 23 17:32:24 EDT 2007
Added encounter#10420079389.

admin on Wed May 23 17:42:01 EDT 2007
Removed encounter#10420079389.

admin on Wed May 23 17:42:33 EDT 2007
Added encounter#10420079389.

admin on Wed May 23 19:06:55 EDT 2007
Added encounter#76200512116.

admin on Sat Jun 30 00:04:16 EDT 2007
Added encounter#276200702411.

gshedrawi on Sun May 11 02:41:52 EDT 2008
Added encounter#952008235618.

admin on Fri Aug 08 01:27:00 EDT 2008
Added encounter#782008225637.

dbradley on Mon Jun 13 17:30:08 EDT 2011
Added encounter 125201101940.

dbradley on Thu Jun 16 19:56:10 EDT 2011
Added encounter 264201184954.

normanb on Sun Sep 16 07:41:31 EDT 2012
Added encounter 16920127956.

normanb on Mon Jan 14 20:32:40 EST 2013
Added encounter 247201225333.

normanb on Tue Oct 01 21:02:32 EDT 2013
Added encounter 110201312754.

normanb on Mon Sep 03 05:59:57 UTC 2018
Added encounter 2472012204444.

normanb on Mon Oct 05 02:08:44 UTC 2020
Added encounter eea3f50b-6018-4580-874f-8bc1256dce3b.