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Rhincodon typus
Rhincodon typus
Whale Shark
Photographer: Glenn and Martha Vargas
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 1338 3161 0663 0008 (2004-04-13)

Copyright © 2004 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  1966
  • latitude 28.96864   longitude -113.50268   max error distance 14285 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Baja California, Los Angeles Bay (Mexico)
  • CalAcademy slide #   T 91,035
  • photo category: Animal - Fish

  • common names   Whale Shark
  • Look up Rhincodon typus at FishBase
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Simon J. Tonge    Apr 3, 2013

    Action: changed name from "Unknown" to "Rhincodon typus "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Adding scientific name"

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