: H-049 X
Nickname : splash X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: n/a

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Meet the Adopters

Mark Cole
"In my job I am lucky enough to travel a lot of the world but that also shows me the damage mankind is doing to his habitat, and as a diver I also see the damage we are doing in the oceans, research and conservation are the way forward especially with creatures like sharks, they are critical for our ocean."


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."

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/

Al Dove

Affiliation: Georgia Aquarium

Research Project: Biology and Conservation of Whale SHarks

Web Site: http://www.georgiaaquarium.org/conserve/research

Alina Riensema

Research Project: alinar

Wildbook A.I.

Affiliation: Wild Me

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

Jennifer Schmidt

Affiliation: Shark Research Institute/SRI

Web Site: https://www.sharks.org/leadership/sri-staff/jennifer-v-schmidt-ph-d-2

Researcher comments (Text or HTML):

admin on Sun May 13 22:48:10 EDT 2007
Created new shark H-049.

deepblue on Thu Apr 24 10:36:02 EDT 2008
Added encounter#2342008195448.

deepblue on Thu Apr 24 21:19:59 EDT 2008
Added encounter#244200821112.

deepblue on Sun Apr 27 10:01:57 EDT 2008
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deepblue on Sun Apr 27 18:51:49 EDT 2008
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deepblue on Thu May 01 12:34:33 EDT 2008
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admin on Tue Sep 23 00:09:55 EDT 2008
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dbradley on Fri Sep 17 16:35:42 EDT 2010
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dbradley on Tue Sep 21 21:53:07 EDT 2010
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rgrampus on Tue Nov 23 20:21:39 EST 2010
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rgrampus on Wed Feb 02 23:31:33 EST 2011
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adove on Sat Aug 13 18:46:31 EDT 2011
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rgrampus on Wed Mar 14 16:38:01 EDT 2012
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rgrampus on Wed Mar 14 16:43:16 EDT 2012
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rgrampus on Wed Sep 12 10:10:33 EDT 2012
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rgrampus on Tue Sep 18 14:03:06 EDT 2012
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rgrampus on Fri Oct 05 20:48:08 EDT 2012
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adove on Wed Aug 07 12:43:36 EDT 2013
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rgrampus on Thu Sep 05 11:25:31 EDT 2013
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jschmidt on Wed Oct 16 12:35:38 EDT 2013
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rgrampus on Mon Jul 06 07:22:34 EDT 2015
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alinar on Sun Aug 13 23:32:15 UTC 2017
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alinar on Mon Aug 14 21:56:30 UTC 2017
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rgrampus on Wed Dec 12 18:56:51 UTC 2018
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admin on Wed Jan 23 18:40:33 UTC 2019
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jschmidt on Wed Aug 21 01:07:53 UTC 2019
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jschmidt on Sat Aug 24 22:57:17 UTC 2019
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jschmidt on Sat Aug 24 23:27:16 UTC 2019
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jschmidt on Mon Sep 02 04:12:24 UTC 2019
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alinar on Fri Dec 27 21:53:05 UTC 2019
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