: MZ-308 X
: Diligence X
: X

Sex: male


Taxonomy: Rhincodon typus

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Meet the Adopters

"Diligence is the mother of good luck."


Collaborating Researchers

Jason Holmberg

Affiliation: Wild Me

Research Project: Wildbook

Web Site:

"Jason is a founder of Wildbook for Whale Sharks and its Information Architect."

Simon Pierce

Affiliation: Marine Megafauna Foundation, Wild Me

Web Site:

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

Ross Newbigging

Affiliation: All Out Africa

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):

admin on Wed Jun 25 18:44:51 EDT 2008
Created new shark MZ-308.

admin on Thu Feb 05 11:57:13 EST 2009
Added encounter#522009111537.

spierce on Fri Sep 24 10:37:22 EDT 2010
Added encounter 204201003748.

spierce on Fri Sep 24 10:38:14 EDT 2010
Added encounter 266200942955.

spierce on Mon Jul 04 05:44:35 EDT 2011
Added encounter 47201132327.

rnewbigging on Sun Jun 25 16:47:31 UTC 2017
Added encounter 2863f10e-fe5e-4d6d-a6d3-dde40cb0256e.

MMF-Moz on Sat Dec 23 13:43:54 UTC 2017
Added encounter abb9a33c-0532-4f13-9efd-297b537952ef.

MMF-Moz on Mon Dec 25 11:11:10 UTC 2017
Added encounter 6ed12548-96c0-4380-a7c6-2bc9b20f8b8c.

MMF-Moz on Mon Dec 25 11:42:31 UTC 2017
Added encounter 7a1b0f45-a368-4430-b683-eef6569063f4.

MMF-Moz on Wed Dec 27 08:39:30 UTC 2017
Added encounter 867fc594-fef5-4e1a-a36a-ade9b475e4e2.

admin on Tue Jan 30 07:02:40 UTC 2018
Added encounter 3d2091ea-a2f2-4bc0-a36f-5b6b1aa78791.

admin on Wed Sep 26 15:35:01 UTC 2018
Added encounter 4c073931-d8bc-4008-9c7f-0e73922a81a5.