Marked Individual MXA-297

: MXA-297 X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Collaborating Researchers

Al Dove

Affiliation: Georgia Aquarium

Research Project: Biology and Conservation of Whale SHarks

Web Site:

Rafael de la Parra

Affiliation: Ch'ooj Ajauil AC, Mexico

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

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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."

Researcher comments (Text or HTML):

adove on Thu Aug 26 22:02:02 EDT 2010
Created MXA-297.

rgrampus on Sun Aug 29 16:07:18 EDT 2010
Added encounter 288201016239.

rgrampus on Sun Aug 29 16:11:01 EDT 2010
Added encounter 2882010161254.

dbradley on Tue Sep 21 19:40:30 EDT 2010
Added encounter 2192010184729.

rgrampus on Sun Apr 08 15:43:57 EDT 2012
Added encounter 842012145127.

rgrampus on Sat Sep 29 15:12:03 EDT 2012
Added encounter 2992012114523.

rgrampus on Sat Sep 29 15:13:37 EDT 2012
Added encounter 2992012111547.

rgrampus on Sat Sep 29 15:15:33 EDT 2012
Added encounter 299201211528.

rgrampus on Wed Jul 03 17:28:36 EDT 2013
Added encounter 37201316196.

rgrampus on Thu Jul 04 20:43:49 EDT 2013
Added encounter 47201310057.

rgrampus on Thu Jul 04 20:45:50 EDT 2013
Added encounter 472013105027.

rgrampus on Thu Jul 04 20:49:18 EDT 2013
Added encounter 1192012191025.

rgrampus on Thu Jul 04 20:53:10 EDT 2013
Added encounter 822010212153.

rgrampus on Thu Jul 04 20:55:05 EDT 2013
Added encounter 82201015611.

rgrampus on Thu Jul 04 20:56:29 EDT 2013
Added encounter 299201211417.

rgrampus on Sun May 18 19:30:43 EDT 2014
Added encounter 1852014135343.

rgrampus on Tue Apr 11 00:30:17 UTC 2017
Added encounter fd20d797-9027-4fb5-b182-ffbac44cf516.

admin on Sun Jan 06 05:40:09 UTC 2019
Added encounter f8a7f7fb-a53c-4c5e-ab17-6dfa1ab7345e.