Marked Individual BZ-008

: BZ-008 X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Meet the Adopters


Collaborating Researchers

Rafael de la Parra

Affiliation: Ch'ooj Ajauil AC, Mexico

Research Project: Monitoreo Ecol�gico de Pel�gicos Marinos

Web Site:

Wildbook A.I.

Affiliation: Wild Me

"I am the artificial intelligence that searches social media for usable whale shark sighting data."

Researcher comments (Text or HTML):

admin on Wed Aug 03 02:18:30 EDT 2005
Created new shark BZ-008.

admin on Wed Aug 03 02:18:52 EDT 2005
Added encounter#3820051523.

rgrampus on Mon Feb 06 18:02:14 EST 2012
Added encounter 62201213448.

admin on Sat Apr 07 15:01:53 EDT 2012
Added encounter 2532011144025.

AquaFirma on Mon Nov 10 10:18:13 EST 2014
Added encounter ffac5bfd-4834-4d7a-b507-c1fab22bf661.

rgrampus on Thu Sep 17 16:08:28 EDT 2015
Added encounter d3ed09c8-fdb2-4338-9a3d-80b415f64ade.

rgrampus on Thu Sep 17 16:08:51 EDT 2015
Added encounter ecd8040a-d74a-48af-bfc5-28ce80228d71.

rgrampus on Thu Sep 17 16:09:35 EDT 2015
Added encounter 237201310277.

rgrampus on Fri Sep 18 00:07:56 EDT 2015
Added encounter 62de70cb-c902-4b8e-9d4c-00d69d228b0a.

rgrampus on Tue Apr 12 00:05:03 UTC 2016
Added encounter 85a163c6-a647-4271-933a-3dd852f4d4ce.

rgrampus on Fri Jun 17 00:43:13 UTC 2016
Added encounter b50bfd96-1d88-4104-baed-79a331afc058.

rgrampus on Fri Jun 17 00:44:17 UTC 2016
Added encounter c79980e2-9bee-4108-b730-65cf7706ff75.

rgrampus on Fri Jun 17 00:45:11 UTC 2016
Added encounter c041ba22-6b1d-40b6-8e62-f9bb7b247f13.

rgrampus on Fri Jun 17 00:46:09 UTC 2016
Added encounter 0e99fe52-4de6-4188-854c-0772f8fbaffb.

rgrampus on Fri Jun 17 00:49:05 UTC 2016
Added encounter edfc6560-a6e2-44f8-8f17-1a9c9f1c99f7.

rgrampus on Fri Jun 17 00:49:43 UTC 2016
Added encounter 1980ed29-bce3-46a8-aa4e-95f155dd54fc.

rgrampus on Fri Jun 17 00:58:46 UTC 2016
Added encounter 51f376c5-1e14-4186-9bf7-57fbf9690883.

rgrampus on Fri Sep 09 20:08:03 UTC 2016
Added encounter 2441b02d-b4de-47dd-a144-636e956e5884.

rgrampus on Fri Sep 09 20:09:54 UTC 2016
Changed sex from unknown to male.

rgrampus on Fri Sep 09 20:11:13 UTC 2016
Added encounter 8ee74c3a-0f44-46f8-8173-9d3fcd3b0316.

rgrampus on Fri Sep 09 20:11:44 UTC 2016
Added encounter 83c27427-2fa5-4985-a8b3-2c5db97acdca.

admin on Thu Nov 22 00:47:05 UTC 2018
Added encounter de78ffa4-206e-4c29-b9bd-52a940b1fea1.