: MXA-262 X
Nickname : Evan X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Meet the Adopters

Susan Getty
"The adoption of this whale shark is dedicated the community of Holbox."


Collaborating Researchers

Al Dove

Affiliation: Georgia Aquarium

Research Project: Biology and Conservation of Whale SHarks

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

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/

Brad Norman

Affiliation: ECOCEAN

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."

Simon Pierce

Affiliation: Marine Megafauna Foundation, Wild Me

Web Site: https://www.marinemegafauna.org

"Simon is a Director of Wild Me and the lead Scientific Advisor for the Whale Shark Photo-identification Library."

Wildbook A.I.

Affiliation: Wild Me

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

Alina Riensema

Research Project: alinar

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):

normanb on Sun Aug 22 12:24:32 EDT 2010
Created MXA-262.

dbradley on Mon Sep 20 19:42:02 EDT 2010
Added encounter 2092010181450.

adove on Sun Aug 21 20:11:35 EDT 2011
Added encounter 2182011193438.

adove on Thu Aug 23 11:59:46 EDT 2012
Added encounter 238201210324.

adove on Thu Aug 23 13:14:31 EDT 2012
Added encounter 2382012125533.

adove on Thu Aug 23 13:15:18 EDT 2012
Added encounter 2282012164555.

adove on Thu Aug 23 15:58:56 EDT 2012
Added encounter 2382012134127.

adove on Thu Aug 23 17:15:37 EDT 2012
Added encounter 2382012161519.

rgrampus on Fri Sep 28 21:55:20 EDT 2012
Added encounter 2892012142558.

rgrampus on Sat Nov 10 20:23:30 EST 2012
Added encounter 247201223553.

admin on Wed Mar 13 00:11:04 EDT 2013
Added encounter 241201301857.

adove on Fri Jun 21 14:42:32 EDT 2013
Added encounter 2162013123822.

adove on Fri Jun 21 22:04:07 EDT 2013
Added encounter 138201018029.

adove on Fri Jun 21 22:06:48 EDT 2013
Added encounter 216201321402.

adove on Thu Jul 25 22:27:36 EDT 2013
Added encounter 2472013134228.

normanb on Tue Nov 11 22:48:02 EST 2014
Added encounter c1f0104c-b305-4179-9fc6-c52c3bda5c43.

AquaFirma on Fri Nov 14 17:32:57 EST 2014
Added encounter 7bee7f48-3065-4cd6-bbbf-9f160d97f1fd.

AquaFirma on Fri Nov 14 18:03:02 EST 2014
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admin on Mon Apr 06 12:14:17 EDT 2015
Added encounter 4f4fb141-64f2-4d6d-a0db-6c2ff82a4c24.

admin on Fri Mar 18 20:04:19 UTC 2016
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admin on Wed Mar 30 06:10:34 UTC 2016
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rgrampus on Sun Jun 26 17:39:20 UTC 2016
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rgrampus on Sun Jun 26 17:39:43 UTC 2016
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rgrampus on Sun Jun 26 18:14:38 UTC 2016
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rgrampus on Sat Jul 02 18:20:58 UTC 2016
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rgrampus on Sat Jul 02 18:42:02 UTC 2016
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rgrampus on Sat Jul 09 21:35:54 UTC 2016
Added encounter a6ea9181-1b0a-459e-addb-1344c0c45eb8.

rgrampus on Sat Jul 09 21:59:25 UTC 2016
Added encounter 3d16a6a5-caa4-42ad-8d73-261d9e95c575.

admin on Thu May 18 19:09:38 UTC 2017
Added encounter 37e43dde-6a7f-4b20-ab3e-7b8dfc78555b.

alinar on Wed Aug 02 02:47:58 UTC 2017
Added encounter 48c8d798-6430-4799-957a-5d0c1a365408.

alinar on Mon Aug 14 21:33:01 UTC 2017
Added encounter 9ad80621-36e1-4327-9deb-cfe5580480c4.

jschmidt on Sat Aug 24 04:27:14 UTC 2019
Added encounter a993e71d-82af-4e93-b498-acf82a34dfd7.

jschmidt on Mon Sep 02 01:56:30 UTC 2019
Added encounter 88e091f8-e7a9-4846-bb93-02136d293603.

jschmidt on Mon Sep 02 19:58:17 UTC 2019
Added encounter ca4544f0-7e9c-4f86-81c5-2c88b950a6d1.

jschmidt on Fri Sep 06 00:58:05 UTC 2019
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jschmidt on Mon Sep 16 20:22:09 UTC 2019
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rgrampus on Thu Nov 14 04:29:13 UTC 2019
Added encounter 3f08a85c-8e4f-4978-906d-268969318f0a.

rgrampus on Thu Nov 14 04:29:59 UTC 2019
Added encounter 3439ec8a-2cd6-47b1-be36-7aa8e936b9e3.

rgrampus on Thu Nov 14 04:32:16 UTC 2019
Added encounter 2a7ee335-465b-49e9-9b5a-ae0b9b0d3d43.