: H-016 X
: Grey Belly X
Alternate ID : U629 X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Meet the Adopters

Rory Mee
"I swam with this shark off the coast of Utila, Honduras in April 2010 - other people should have the pleasure too."


Collaborating Researchers

Rafael de la Parra

Affiliation: Ch'ooj Ajauil AC, Mexico

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

Web Site: http://www.choojajauil.org.mx/

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."

Isabelle Foisy

Eric Hoffmayer

Affiliation: NOAA

Steve Fox

Affiliation: Deep Blue Utila

Web Site: http://www.deepblueutila.com

Whale Shark and Oceanic Research Centre

Research Project: WSORC

Researcher comments (Text or HTML):

deepblue on Sun May 22 15:59:02 EDT 2005
Created new shark H-016.

deepblue on Sun May 06 11:03:41 EDT 2007
Added encounter#35200721037.

admin on Sun May 06 19:41:12 EDT 2007
Changed shark sex from female to male.

admin on Wed Feb 13 16:23:40 EST 2008
Added encounter#1122008154348.

admin on Wed Feb 13 16:23:57 EST 2008
Added encounter#31102007144319.

deepblue on Thu Feb 28 17:15:25 EST 2008
Added encounter#282200817648.

deepblue on Thu Feb 28 17:17:04 EST 2008
Added encounter#2822008165248.

deepblue on Fri Feb 29 10:56:56 EST 2008
Removed encounter#282200817648.

admin on Tue Mar 11 14:59:34 EST 2008
Added encounter#232008155149.

deepblue on Wed Mar 12 16:07:41 EST 2008
Added encounter#282200817648.

admin on Wed May 14 17:05:37 EDT 2008
Added encounter#652008103725.

admin on Wed May 14 17:08:05 EDT 2008
Added encounter#552008202310.

admin on Tue May 27 10:10:37 EDT 2008
Added encounter#55200814125.

deepblue on Thu Aug 21 16:58:33 EDT 2008
Added encounter#1682008122542.

normanb on Fri Mar 20 08:48:26 EST 2009
Added encounter#173200917256.

admin on Thu Mar 26 11:18:35 EST 2009
Added encounter#2432009162117.

zab on Thu Mar 26 15:26:10 EST 2009
Added encounter#2632009145352.

admin on Fri Mar 27 11:12:53 EST 2009
Added encounter#263200912534.

zab on Thu Apr 02 15:07:49 EST 2009
Added encounter#242009105326.

zab on Thu Apr 02 15:14:44 EST 2009
Removed encounter#242009105326.

zab on Thu Apr 02 15:21:58 EST 2009
Added encounter#242009105326.

zab on Thu Apr 02 15:25:57 EST 2009
Added encounter#2420099456.

admin on Mon Apr 06 16:31:19 EDT 2009
Added encounter#342009124816.

zab on Tue Apr 07 19:22:49 EDT 2009
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zab on Sat Apr 18 18:46:00 EDT 2009
Added encounter#1842009182523.

zab on Sat Apr 18 18:58:42 EDT 2009
Added encounter#1842009185548.

admin on Fri May 22 11:51:34 EDT 2009
Added encounter#1952009172622.

admin on Sun Sep 06 23:09:42 EDT 2009
Added encounter#742009173955.

zab on Tue Apr 20 13:55:07 EDT 2010
Added encounter#2042010104421.

zab on Tue Apr 20 16:59:15 EDT 2010
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rgrampus on Thu Apr 22 11:32:37 EDT 2010
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zab on Thu Apr 22 15:20:54 EDT 2010
Added encounter#204201011256.

zab on Sun May 09 09:57:13 EDT 2010
Added encounter#852010205254.

rgrampus on Sun May 09 12:14:07 EDT 2010
Added encounter#952010121253.

zab on Tue May 11 13:21:59 EDT 2010
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rgrampus on Sun May 23 16:53:41 EDT 2010
Added encounter#2352010165245.

zab on Fri Jul 30 19:06:10 EDT 2010
Added encounter 1962010135918.

zab on Mon Jan 30 21:17:00 EST 2012
Added encounter 291201214449.

admin on Thu Mar 07 10:47:27 EST 2013
Set alternate ID: U629.

admin on Thu Mar 07 10:50:23 EST 2013
Added encounter 1852007163845.

admin on Tue May 07 11:15:32 EDT 2013
Added encounter 2042012185230.

rgrampus on Mon Apr 28 15:37:28 EDT 2014
Added encounter 2842014142356.

rgrampus on Thu Jul 03 12:33:28 EDT 2014
Added encounter fd0a20c7-5c0f-4754-a1aa-51b7115f62c5.

rgrampus on Sun Jul 20 14:17:39 EDT 2014
Added encounter 025e0c5f-e9ec-438f-84eb-21cd468f2fdf.

rgrampus on Thu Mar 02 16:01:23 UTC 2017
Added encounter 20d62e5d-12e8-457b-af95-9713f68064ff.

rgrampus on Thu Mar 09 18:13:08 UTC 2017
Added encounter e21269df-e8de-42e1-af7c-df8fb990791a.

rgrampus on Wed Jan 03 02:33:36 UTC 2018
Added encounter a673fa34-4c81-4410-b676-1f9012efeb84.

rgrampus on Wed Jan 03 02:39:22 UTC 2018
Added encounter 66ff73e1-2e1b-419f-9185-5f5f9f60c39d.