: A-466 X
: Trident X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Meet the Adopters

Cathy Levett
"There are so many unanswered questions that researchers are trying to answer about whale sharks. It would be tragic if we lose them before we even get to know them. "
Margaret River Senior High School
"Protecting sharks is vital to maintain the ocean's ecosystem. With the current rates of shark finning and fishing more research is needed to assist the conservation of sharks for the world's future. Without this species we will face a very different future."


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."

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):

normanb on Fri Jun 13 01:50:47 EDT 2008
Created new shark A-466.

normanb on Fri Jun 13 01:52:53 EDT 2008
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normanb on Fri Jun 13 01:53:35 EDT 2008
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admin on Fri Jun 20 14:16:58 EDT 2008
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normanb on Fri Jun 27 21:49:07 EDT 2008
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admin on Sat Jun 28 11:40:44 EDT 2008
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admin on Sat Jun 28 13:00:10 EDT 2008
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normanb on Sun Jul 06 20:43:39 EDT 2008
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admin on Tue Jul 15 01:07:31 EDT 2008
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admin on Tue Aug 05 00:48:52 EDT 2008
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earthwatch09 on Sun May 10 05:17:04 EDT 2009
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normanb on Sat May 30 00:09:42 EDT 2009
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normanb on Thu Aug 20 01:11:58 EDT 2009
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dbradley on Fri Aug 21 16:48:38 EDT 2009
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dbradley on Fri Aug 21 16:51:51 EDT 2009
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dbradley on Fri Aug 21 17:34:37 EDT 2009
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dbradley on Tue Aug 25 03:27:03 EDT 2009
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normanb on Thu Aug 27 23:00:27 EDT 2009
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dbradley on Mon Aug 31 14:53:08 EDT 2009
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admin on Sun Sep 06 13:04:19 EDT 2009
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normanb on Wed May 05 09:41:31 EDT 2010
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normanb on Wed May 12 08:53:45 EDT 2010
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dbradley on Sat May 15 23:47:54 EDT 2010
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dbradley on Sun May 16 06:18:38 EDT 2010
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dbradley on Thu May 20 06:57:49 EDT 2010
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dbradley on Sun Jun 06 02:51:50 EDT 2010
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dbradley on Mon Jun 07 01:09:47 EDT 2010
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dbradley on Wed Jul 28 13:40:39 EDT 2010
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dbradley on Thu Jul 29 19:32:49 EDT 2010
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dbradley on Sat Aug 07 15:33:50 EDT 2010
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dbradley on Sat Aug 07 20:17:46 EDT 2010
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dbradley on Tue Aug 31 22:05:07 EDT 2010
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dbradley on Thu Sep 02 19:37:54 EDT 2010
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admin on Mon May 02 16:43:25 EDT 2011
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dbradley on Mon Jun 13 17:47:47 EDT 2011
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admin on Tue Oct 25 15:20:39 EDT 2011
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normanb on Thu Feb 09 00:12:37 EST 2012
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normanb on Thu Feb 09 01:20:33 EST 2012
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