Encounter Unassigned

An encounter is a sighting of a single animal at a specific location and time. Learn more.

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Description: in the trench between Lord Howe ISland and Balls Pyramid NSW
Location ID: Australia
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Water depth: 900.0 meters

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Contact Information

Submitters

Sallyann Gudge

Photographers

Todd Thimios


Metadata

Number: 13122007175031

Date created:2007-11-26
Date last edited:  2008-12-14

Workflow state: approved

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Managing researcher: 

Jason Holmberg

Affiliation: Wild Me

Research Project: Wildbook

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


Measurements

Type Size Units
Length 7.0 Meters

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Date

2007-11-26 09:30
Verbatim Event Date: None

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Attributes

Taxonomy Rhincodon typus 

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Status: alive

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Sex: unknown

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Noticeable scarring:  None

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Behavior:  None

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Additional comments:
Shark seen by Diver operators Howea Divers. Shark was basking at the surface with dorsal fin visible form surface. It stayed arund for about 4-5mins while photos taken, before diving deep. Size compared with length of vessel Noctiluca. 7yrs previously, whale shark seen off LHI and was also photographed. Another shark was seen 10 days later - possibly different one (larger) and this one photographed from surface.

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Spot Matching Algorithms (Modified Groth and I3S)

Extracted Spots

32 left-side spots added.

Pattern Matching Results

Groth: Left-side scan results
I3S: Left-side scan results

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