: A-424 X
Nickname : Oska X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Meet the Adopters

Caroline Bayer
"Supporting whale shark research is important because we know so little about them, and the more we learn the more we can contribute to their survival."


Collaborating Researchers

Jason Holmberg

Affiliation: Wild Me

Research Project: Wildbook

Web Site: http://www.wildme.org

"Jason is a founder of Wildbook for Whale Sharks and its Information Architect."

Emily Wilson

Affiliation: Department of Parks and Wildlife, Government of Western Australia

Research Project: Ningaloo

Dani Rob

Affiliation: Parks and Wildlife Service, Government of Western Australia

Web Site: http://www.dbca.wa.gov.au/

Brad Norman

Affiliation: ECOCEAN

Research Project: normanb

Web Site: http://www.whaleshark.org.au

"Brad leads ECOCEAN Inc. and is a co-Founder of the Whale Shark Photo-identification Library."

Researcher comments (Text or HTML):

earthwatch09 on Sat May 16 00:28:03 EDT 2009
Created new shark A-424.

admin on Wed May 27 15:07:02 EDT 2009
Added encounter#99200722715.

dbradley on Sat Aug 22 20:07:47 EDT 2009
Added encounter#2282009144159.

admin on Sun Oct 04 01:17:46 EDT 2009
Added encounter#2482009203043.

admin on Mon Dec 19 11:04:34 EST 2011
Added encounter 1612201111842.

normanb on Thu Jan 05 21:00:27 EST 2012
Added encounter 1612201111750.

drob on Thu May 10 20:46:05 EDT 2012
Added encounter 274201234923.

drob on Tue May 22 21:36:13 EDT 2012
Added encounter 225201235912.

admin on Sun Mar 31 02:21:08 EDT 2013
Changed sex from unsure to unknown.

normanb on Sun May 12 04:33:11 EDT 2013
Added encounter 125201341722.

normanb on Sun Jul 21 22:25:24 EDT 2013
Added encounter 125201344317.

ewilson on Tue Apr 14 02:38:23 EDT 2015
Added encounter 285201223448.

admin on Sun Apr 17 15:39:59 UTC 2016
Changed sex from unknown to male.