Marked Individual A-567

: A-567 X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Meet the Adopters

Kings Ningaloo Reef Tours Exmouth
"We at Kings Ningaloo Reef Tours are strong supporters of any type of whale shark research. From a tourism operator's perspective the more we can take care of this natural wonder the better it is for our customers and therefore for us. The public needs to be educated in regards to the preservation of this magnificent creature. Without whale shark research it is almost impossible to understand their migratory and breeding patterns. I believe the companies here on the Ningaloo Reef and the whale shark researchers are leaders in protection and conservation of this majestic fish. The whale shark researchers should be supported so they can educate the rest of the world on how to preserve this mysterious creature. The Ningaloo Reef is one of the last unspoiled fringing reef natural wonders and should be protected at all costs for future generations."


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."

Researcher comments (Text or HTML):

dbradley on Tue Aug 18 17:33:20 EDT 2009
Created new shark A-567.

dbradley on Tue Aug 18 17:33:42 EDT 2009
Added encounter#11620089150.

admin on Tue Aug 18 23:35:27 EDT 2009
Changed shark sex from unsure to male.

admin on Sun Aug 30 01:16:19 EDT 2009
Added encounter#278200917113.

dbradley on Wed Apr 28 23:56:20 EDT 2010
Added encounter#2842010222659.

admin on Thu Apr 29 16:10:19 EDT 2010
Added encounter#18520093938.

dbradley on Tue Jul 27 19:03:09 EDT 2010
Added encounter 2772010165420.

dbradley on Thu Jul 29 20:35:33 EDT 2010
Added encounter 2972010193639.

dbradley on Tue Aug 31 23:03:20 EDT 2010
Added encounter 3182010153750.

admin on Thu May 09 17:21:23 EDT 2013
Added encounter 1520132853.