: M-101 X
Alternate ID : WS183 X
Nickname : Paul X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Meet the Adopters

James & Doro


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."

Wildbook A.I.

Affiliation: Wild Me

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

Brad Norman

Affiliation: ECOCEAN

Research Project: normanb

Web Site:

"Brad leads ECOCEAN Inc. and is a co-Founder of the Whale Shark Photo-identification Library."

Researcher comments (Text or HTML):

admin on Fri Apr 03 23:23:50 EDT 2015
Created M-101.

admin on Fri Apr 03 23:24:17 EDT 2015
Added encounter 6ee15d10-5889-4fb5-8dd0-6ac5172769d3.

cperry on Tue May 31 22:35:14 UTC 2016
Set alternate ID: WS183.

cperry on Tue May 31 22:35:30 UTC 2016
Changed sex from unknown to male.

admin on Sun Sep 17 15:24:13 UTC 2017
Added encounter 92f75520-d680-416e-a546-ab0c43e32e40.

dsilval on Thu Nov 23 10:31:09 UTC 2017
Added encounter 656b6ffb-c9bd-41fc-9e6c-5798023f6674.

normanb on Mon Mar 12 00:18:08 UTC 2018
Added encounter b9b2eaf0-5701-44b1-8d7f-370ea7978ca1.

admin on Mon May 21 04:46:18 UTC 2018
Added encounter 1a9ceec4-7a8c-4b32-aac7-c70fe212c966.

admin on Fri Jul 06 02:28:41 UTC 2018
Added encounter 9287b2c7-3ce6-48d8-b101-61fac95347e4.

admin on Fri Jul 06 02:34:58 UTC 2018
Added encounter a17e205b-b295-49b4-9722-6d5ba3f2d3a5.

admin on Wed Jul 25 02:44:21 UTC 2018
Added encounter bdcbd128-ef4a-410a-b9a5-f340e11514c1.

admin on Fri Dec 28 22:53:01 UTC 2018
Added encounter fa8e2d0a-6b35-4cd4-b133-d7bf8fbda923.

admin on Thu Nov 21 14:54:22 UTC 2019
Added encounter 0099bdf3-06a5-41a0-a37f-05fcc3cab01a.