: H-079 X
Nickname : SharkShark X
: X

Sex: male


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Meet the Adopters



Collaborating Researchers

Jason Holmberg

Affiliation: Wild Me

Research Project: Wildbook

Web Site:

"Jason is a founder of Wildbook for Whale Sharks and its Information Architect."

Al Dove

Affiliation: Georgia Aquarium

Research Project: Biology and Conservation of Whale SHarks

Web Site:

Rafael de la Parra

Affiliation: Ch'ooj Ajauil AC, Mexico

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

Web Site:

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

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Chris Rohner

Affiliation: Marine Megafauna Foundation

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Researcher comments (Text or HTML):

admin on Fri Sep 18 11:50:52 EDT 2009
Created new shark H-079.

admin on Mon Apr 25 14:28:47 EDT 2011
Added encounter 3032011185041.

admin on Mon Apr 25 14:29:21 EDT 2011
Added encounter 642011153930.

admin on Mon Apr 25 14:29:39 EDT 2011
Changed sex from unsure to female.

adove on Thu Aug 16 18:40:37 EDT 2012
Added encounter 1682012125945.

adove on Thu Aug 23 17:22:54 EDT 2012
Added encounter 2382012162726.

adove on Thu Aug 23 17:23:45 EDT 2012
Added encounter 2382012163435.

admin on Sat Mar 28 03:36:47 EDT 2015
Added encounter e695646b-9f71-4aab-8cad-0786a0ba519e.

rgrampus on Sat Jun 25 11:59:57 UTC 2016
Added encounter 55375230-c47b-4d84-bcf5-b37867b22198.

rgrampus on Sun Jun 26 18:11:45 UTC 2016
Added encounter 0219ad08-5a86-4e2b-be59-2265ce362d6f.

rgrampus on Sun Sep 04 17:54:46 UTC 2016
Added encounter dc3d24d2-6dca-47ec-9034-9dbcc721a73b.

rgrampus on Fri Jul 21 13:04:32 UTC 2017
Added encounter 6bd8533c-9e4b-4a27-ba13-1b7260bd627b.

rgrampus on Mon Oct 02 02:26:35 UTC 2017
Added encounter c5286f8e-ab08-45d5-bb33-d1b45d78fc41.

rgrampus on Mon Oct 02 02:45:28 UTC 2017
Added encounter da058412-0dce-4ade-8639-18cc9a324c59.

alinar on Thu Aug 16 19:56:39 UTC 2018
Added encounter 4e717ee2-5c41-4178-acf4-1a4ef3955c39.

admin on Sun Sep 23 18:16:45 UTC 2018
Added encounter fa5f5bdb-405c-4149-8f93-af16e749b0b7.

jschmidt on Sat Sep 29 00:23:40 UTC 2018
Added encounter d4f616dc-f140-45eb-93f8-5a83ac960122.

jschmidt on Wed Oct 03 02:39:50 UTC 2018
Added encounter 4fa3eb47-56c9-435b-a96a-7c5402638d29.

crohner on Fri Dec 07 18:12:03 UTC 2018
Added encounter 368db055-75a9-4234-a492-472ef66acbee.

rgrampus on Wed Jan 08 18:59:28 UTC 2020
Changed sex from female to male.