: MXA-647 X
Nickname : Squalo Balena X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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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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Al Dove

Affiliation: Georgia Aquarium

Research Project: Biology and Conservation of Whale SHarks

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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."

Alina Riensema

Research Project: alinar

Jennifer Schmidt

Affiliation: Shark Research Institute/SRI

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Chris Rohner

Affiliation: Marine Megafauna Foundation

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Researcher comments (Text or HTML):

rgrampus on Sun Oct 30 15:51:13 EDT 2011
Created MXA-647.

rgrampus on Thu Nov 01 23:21:51 EDT 2012
Added encounter 19201214722.

rgrampus on Wed Jun 15 21:26:30 UTC 2016
Added encounter 24f4c5c1-9a8a-40e4-8339-738db47f9790.

rgrampus on Wed Jun 15 21:30:08 UTC 2016
Added encounter c2962a0a-5988-4955-b6d3-8c3f05bc6a13.

rgrampus on Wed Jun 15 21:31:06 UTC 2016
Added encounter 0f2f3fd8-9bb1-4f91-b38a-47ac7c57151d.

rgrampus on Wed Jun 15 21:33:22 UTC 2016
Added encounter 482010201345.

rgrampus on Wed Jun 15 21:34:33 UTC 2016
Added encounter 702203f9-5a7a-4852-9ad3-75f621668ad4.

rgrampus on Wed Jun 29 05:22:36 UTC 2016
Added encounter 7b32142c-d8a4-41ce-a560-552e5e44e992.

rgrampus on Wed Jun 29 05:25:51 UTC 2016
Added encounter edeb080c-9a21-4884-a65f-638be275dbbb.

rgrampus on Wed Jun 29 05:30:23 UTC 2016
Added encounter 16102012153338.

rgrampus on Fri Jul 01 13:58:49 UTC 2016
Added encounter 76004617-b463-4a15-a3c9-8ac9f157247f.

rgrampus on Fri Jul 01 14:00:52 UTC 2016
Changed sex from unknown to male.

rgrampus on Tue Nov 29 21:13:04 UTC 2016
Added encounter 4156f3cf-eb0a-4463-9bec-06965a4b650f.

rgrampus on Sun Jul 02 23:26:21 UTC 2017
Added encounter f477bc40-5e07-48a4-847f-d6467709e782.

admin on Fri Jul 14 05:18:25 UTC 2017
Added encounter 721a332c-8094-409c-8b47-fec45a1bea9f.

admin on Fri Jul 14 05:20:06 UTC 2017
Added encounter 0d6476a2-d02d-4022-9005-b504fca5f8ae.

rgrampus on Sun Jul 30 22:24:08 UTC 2017
Added encounter f95b1579-cb80-4c4f-8847-29681d83f040.

alinar on Wed Aug 09 19:32:11 UTC 2017
Added encounter 42899fa4-f971-4c2d-8ff9-90d76a4239be.

rgrampus on Fri Aug 18 02:33:50 UTC 2017
Added encounter 4019206a-63a0-4c7c-9576-0c84682344ea.

jschmidt on Sat Sep 09 21:52:40 UTC 2017
Added encounter 00a5ecfe-ffe6-40e9-9b28-eb70e091dae5.

crohner on Fri Dec 07 18:45:21 UTC 2018
Added encounter e000a2b6-9758-49a2-8c5f-fe4174af1cb8.

alinar on Wed Oct 02 20:22:44 UTC 2019
Added encounter 7830f6c5-e0c5-4397-a759-77f807014a07.