: H-057 X
Nickname : Joaquin, Jr. X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Meet the Adopters

Brody Machado
"Whale sharks are important because they are filter feeders and help keep the ocean in balance."


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/

Al Dove

Affiliation: Georgia Aquarium

Research Project: Biology and Conservation of Whale SHarks

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

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."

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):

deepblue on Sun Mar 16 14:58:55 EST 2008
Created new shark H-057.

rgrampus on Mon Sep 16 11:51:35 EDT 2013
Added encounter 1732008163919.

rgrampus on Mon Sep 16 11:52:11 EDT 2013
Added encounter 1182013134914.

rgrampus on Mon Sep 16 11:52:56 EDT 2013
Added encounter 1392013204859.

rgrampus on Mon Sep 16 11:53:34 EDT 2013
Added encounter 11920130409.

rgrampus on Mon Sep 16 11:54:14 EDT 2013
Added encounter 25720131666.

rgrampus on Mon Sep 16 11:55:07 EDT 2013
Added encounter 25920111456.

rgrampus on Mon Sep 16 11:55:43 EDT 2013
Added encounter 14201217643.

rgrampus on Mon Sep 16 11:56:17 EDT 2013
Added encounter 142012171242.

rgrampus on Mon Sep 16 11:56:52 EDT 2013
Added encounter 142012182620.

rgrampus on Mon Sep 16 11:57:24 EDT 2013
Added encounter 2582011192032.

rgrampus on Mon Sep 16 11:58:04 EDT 2013
Added encounter 982011162557.

rgrampus on Mon Sep 16 11:58:29 EDT 2013
Added encounter 263201218291.

rgrampus on Mon Sep 16 11:59:00 EDT 2013
Added encounter 2472011155137.

rgrampus on Mon Sep 16 11:59:33 EDT 2013
Added encounter 2132012154813.

rgrampus on Mon Sep 16 12:00:11 EDT 2013
Added encounter 213201219413.

mromain on Mon Oct 28 04:51:46 EDT 2013
Added encounter 221020139228.

rgrampus on Mon Dec 23 01:05:38 EST 2013
Added encounter 22122013234014.

zaven on Sat May 10 14:46:23 EDT 2014
Changed sex from unknown to male.

adove on Mon Jul 14 09:57:14 EDT 2014
Added encounter 9f037f5b-c03d-45f2-a3f8-33551c7c5b51.

admin on Fri Jul 25 00:34:12 EDT 2014
Added encounter 7da416da-71df-4d02-b1cc-9b117cda6f77.

admin on Sun Jul 27 19:45:57 EDT 2014
Added encounter dff3b2fd-805a-4990-b84d-c5f6426191f4.

admin on Fri Mar 27 15:09:40 EDT 2015
Added encounter 151020134155.

rgrampus on Thu Jun 09 16:40:21 UTC 2016
Added encounter 8121a7bf-30c4-45f3-9bcf-cb573d59aaa9.

admin on Tue Sep 27 16:26:00 UTC 2016
Added encounter 31720132284.

rgrampus on Sun Dec 25 21:12:58 UTC 2016
Added encounter 15102013403.

rgrampus on Sun Dec 25 21:13:50 UTC 2016
Added encounter 2b294b74-cc8c-4bfb-b50c-b92d52088ed0.

rgrampus on Sun Dec 25 21:16:37 UTC 2016
Added encounter c8083124-e798-4da7-bf18-f462ab9ba6a4.

rgrampus on Wed Jan 18 18:36:24 UTC 2017
Added encounter 350f5673-0144-43d2-b2d8-541b5049a95c.

alinar on Wed Aug 16 01:06:37 UTC 2017
Added encounter e9240209-1e09-4202-aafc-141108e6c08b.

rgrampus on Mon Dec 25 19:32:37 UTC 2017
Added encounter c89ee1a6-5af0-4330-b2b9-4979f8f87ea0.

rgrampus on Mon Dec 25 19:36:50 UTC 2017
Added encounter bba23c47-067b-4f95-9042-c82c1c5092c6.

admin on Mon Oct 29 15:25:18 UTC 2018
Added encounter 6ecf314d-84dd-4ed2-a9da-118c39ee35f5.

jschmidt on Fri Sep 06 21:20:03 UTC 2019
Added encounter 1d09b7b7-b014-4881-8ef4-11d8b73b65bd.

alinar on Fri Oct 04 23:37:41 UTC 2019
Added encounter 479b1f95-57df-48be-8f3e-52c0491440ec.

alinar on Fri Oct 04 23:39:44 UTC 2019
Added encounter 5788f299-795b-41db-a0ca-a1233058d940.

alinar on Sun Oct 06 23:09:20 UTC 2019
Added encounter 008df092-d811-43c5-a22c-ff3525c1257f.