Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus
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Encounter(s) (not all may be currently visible) & Biological Samples
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Meet the Adopters
|"Andrew has been fascinated with sharks for many years. He aspires to be a marine biologist so that he can study and help protect and preserve the ocean creatures. Like many others, he believes that sharks are misunderstood and wants to help the world better understand them. Whale sharks are his favorite breed and is looking forward to the day that he can see one in person."|
Affiliation: Ch'ooj Ajauil AC, Mexico
Research Project: Monitoreo Ecolï¿½gico de Pelï¿½gicos Marinos
Web Site: http://www.choojajauil.org.mx/
Affiliation: Georgia Aquarium
Research Project: Biology and Conservation of Whale SHarks
Research Project: normanb
Web Site: http://www.whaleshark.org.au
"Brad leads ECOCEAN Inc. and is a co-Founder of the Whale Shark Photo-identification Library."
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