: M-059 X
Alternate ID : WS071 X
Nickname : Fernando X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Meet the Adopters


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."

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 Jul 02 09:46:48 EDT 2008
Created new shark M-059.

admin on Thu Nov 20 14:57:42 EST 2008
Added encounter#2011200813248.

admin on Thu Nov 20 14:59:37 EST 2008
Added encounter#852008122517.

tdavies on Mon Apr 13 05:04:40 EDT 2009
Added encounter#13420095214.

tdavies on Mon Apr 13 05:06:59 EDT 2009
Added encounter#13420095624.

tdavies on Mon Apr 13 05:09:53 EDT 2009
Added encounter#13420095859.

tdavies on Mon Apr 13 05:11:44 EDT 2009
Added encounter#134200951112.

tdavies on Mon Apr 13 05:15:06 EDT 2009
Added encounter#134200951428.

tdavies on Mon Apr 13 05:16:52 EDT 2009
Added encounter#134200951632.

tdavies on Tue Apr 14 11:27:56 EDT 2009
Added encounter#127200851925.

tdavies on Tue Apr 14 11:38:15 EDT 2009
Removed encounter#127200851925.

admin on Sat Jan 09 15:14:10 EST 2010
Added encounter#912010115116.

admin on Mon May 02 01:00:31 EDT 2011
Added encounter 152011134642.

admin on Thu Jul 07 17:09:32 EDT 2011
Added encounter 1642011175349.

admin on Fri Sep 02 14:46:15 EDT 2011
Added encounter 3082011114648.

admin on Wed Oct 19 11:41:37 EDT 2011
Added encounter 2792011123123.

admin on Mon Jan 09 09:34:25 EST 2012
Added encounter 30122011144734.

admin on Mon Jan 09 09:57:12 EST 2012
Added encounter 30122011144435.

admin on Mon Jan 09 17:32:25 EST 2012
Added encounter 115201084842.

admin on Wed Feb 01 14:09:50 EST 2012
Added encounter 1252010174423.

admin on Tue Feb 07 00:42:38 EST 2012
Added encounter 2412012141354.

admin on Wed Jul 18 16:53:43 EDT 2012
Added encounter 1720127648.

admin on Tue Aug 21 14:43:35 EDT 2012
Added encounter 1982012141514.

admin on Wed Aug 22 14:07:52 EDT 2012
Added encounter 1982012134024.

admin on Wed Aug 22 14:11:47 EDT 2012
Added encounter 2282012131044.

admin on Thu Mar 21 11:02:57 EDT 2013
Added encounter 10820116269.

admin on Mon Oct 03 05:24:55 UTC 2016
Added encounter 7b333e2b-f1b9-4857-b1cf-2c2b3e656f80.

admin on Fri Nov 24 07:33:15 UTC 2017
Added encounter da1d5a88-c892-4357-9842-0beeaff009ce.

admin on Sat Nov 25 16:59:36 UTC 2017
Added encounter 69615a95-dce9-4cd3-ab66-a1af3a741aae.

admin on Mon Sep 24 17:05:12 UTC 2018
Added encounter 5274678d-d465-42b7-925f-9b7bab1a5518.

admin on Mon Jan 14 02:37:27 UTC 2019
Added encounter dbda6cd1-a77d-4c38-ad52-357be23e5c53.

normanb on Sat Oct 26 00:02:13 UTC 2019
Added encounter 5bc3d0eb-4c42-437d-9a75-813734ebebcc.