: MXA-277 X
: shaahhk X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Meet the Adopters

Jensen Holroyd
"We swam with this whale shark!!! What an amazing experience to adopt it now! #blessed"


Collaborating Researchers

Rafael de la Parra

Affiliation: Ch'ooj Ajauil AC, Mexico

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

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Deni Ramirez

Affiliation: Tiburon Ballena Mexico (Whale Shark Mexico)

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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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Alina Riensema

Research Project: alinar

Researcher comments (Text or HTML):

dbradley on Tue Aug 24 21:31:34 EDT 2010
Created MXA-277.

rgrampus on Wed Jan 12 13:18:23 EST 2011
Added encounter 1212011125029.

rgrampus on Sun Oct 30 13:16:07 EDT 2011
Added encounter 3010201112840.

rgrampus on Fri Jul 13 15:11:37 EDT 2012
Added encounter 1072012191054.

rgrampus on Fri Nov 02 21:29:27 EDT 2012
Added encounter 238201202413.

bebemulder on Thu Nov 14 19:09:35 EST 2013
Added encounter 8102013195513.

mromain on Mon Jan 13 04:22:14 EST 2014
Added encounter 131201431655.

admin on Thu Jul 19 14:15:53 UTC 2018
Added encounter 16e86562-a53c-4947-981a-be106284ea24.

rgrampus on Sat Jul 28 12:08:58 UTC 2018
Added encounter e6c37755-21aa-4c50-9dc7-d31c78280eae.

jschmidt on Sat Aug 25 02:05:56 UTC 2018
Added encounter 01278d3c-3ee1-480c-813c-066d340b7901.

alinar on Wed Sep 12 21:33:46 UTC 2018
Added encounter eb3edb09-a2a0-4862-87ee-afcfc93317ee.

admin on Wed Aug 14 18:44:00 UTC 2019
Added encounter 2a0f47c5-0ba2-487d-a1f4-040a2b1f715e.