: A-619 X
: Namche X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Meet the Adopters

"Nature is beautiful and unpredictable. This is what we discovered when we had a surprise meeting with Namche in the Summer of 2019. Thank you to Coral Bay Eco Tours for the extraordinary opportunity and Wildbook for your contributions to research."


Collaborating Researchers

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."

Natalie Pitman

Affiliation: ECOCEAN Inc.

Research Project: Ningaloo

Sammie Richardson

Affiliation: ECOCEAN

Research Project: Ningaloo

Web Site: www.whaleshark.org.au

"Excited to volunteer for ECOCEAN to better understand whale sharks"

Laetitia Smoll

Affiliation: ECOCEAN Inc.

Research Project: Ningaloo

Researcher comments (Text or HTML):

dbradley on Fri May 07 10:37:06 EDT 2010
Created A-619.

dbradley on Thu Jul 22 17:19:12 EDT 2010
Added encounter 2272010162151.

dbradley on Fri Aug 13 15:13:25 EDT 2010
Added encounter 1382010133159.

dbradley on Thu Sep 02 20:30:27 EDT 2010
Added encounter 192010113624.

dbradley on Thu Sep 02 20:37:57 EDT 2010
Added encounter 552010233258.

dbradley on Thu Sep 02 20:39:02 EDT 2010
Added encounter 782010134434.

dbradley on Sat Nov 06 17:30:48 EST 2010
Added encounter 1852010111646.

dbradley on Sat Nov 06 17:31:06 EST 2010
Added encounter 128201015490.

normanb on Tue Jan 17 03:18:27 EST 2012
Added encounter 1412201115124.

lwest on Tue May 01 07:55:45 EDT 2012
Added encounter 274201224735.

drob on Wed Jun 27 20:45:24 EDT 2012
Added encounter 276201223426.

normanb on Mon Apr 07 01:30:59 EDT 2014
Added encounter 64201462529.

normanb on Mon Apr 07 01:32:00 EDT 2014
Added encounter 64201462222.

normanb on Mon Apr 07 23:29:31 EDT 2014
Added encounter 2472010121933.

normanb on Mon Mar 23 03:26:48 EDT 2015
Added encounter 214201232832.

pitmann on Fri Apr 08 00:49:46 UTC 2016
Added encounter c8b105f3-5725-4d47-a4e5-40e4e4732eb4.

richardsons on Thu Jun 15 01:28:53 UTC 2017
Added encounter d747e4c5-2c93-4da4-a31e-3075cf593829.

smolll on Mon Feb 18 04:10:26 UTC 2019
Added encounter 1dea57d0-d701-4807-b6ca-d36150db9316.

normanb on Wed Dec 04 00:20:17 UTC 2019
Added encounter d4edf844-0f94-462c-8a04-632b9259a1de.