: A-829 X
Nickname : Balmara (aboriginal word meaning morning star) X
: X

Sex: unknown


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Meet the Adopters

Christine Hartley
""These gentle creatures are so beautiful. We need to start treating whales, sharks, dolphins - all sea creatures and animals with the respect they deserve" "


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."

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."

Aisleen Dilks

Affiliation: ECOCEAN Australia

Research Project: Ningaloo

Web Site: www.whaleshark.org.au

Researcher comments (Text or HTML):

normanb on Sun Aug 12 09:01:52 EDT 2012
Created A-829.

normanb on Sun Aug 12 09:02:30 EDT 2012
Added encounter 1082012154016.

drob on Sun Sep 02 23:01:29 EDT 2012
Added encounter 29201222296.

drob on Mon Sep 03 03:45:20 EDT 2012
Added encounter 39201231227.

normanb on Thu Sep 13 01:04:08 EDT 2012
Added encounter 119201242741.

drob on Tue Sep 18 02:54:26 EDT 2012
Added encounter 1692012232542.

normanb on Wed Jul 17 03:53:01 EDT 2013
Added encounter 87201321116.

drob on Fri Sep 20 04:34:44 EDT 2013
Added encounter 69201341820.

normanb on Wed Oct 16 23:36:10 EDT 2013
Added encounter 28820131107.

normanb on Sun Nov 02 22:06:33 EST 2014
Added encounter 01250ee9-2f78-49d7-b6f3-0a7f44dd99f4.

baxtere on Fri Feb 13 09:15:25 EST 2015
Added encounter 857f080f-de67-4503-b631-c4d9b9ade773.