Tag: Whale Shark T-052

Whale Shark (Rhincodon Typus) T-052 is a small 2.5m female first seen at Sail Rock, Koh Phangan in October 2009. To date, this has been the only reported encounter with this individual.

The photographs featured here were provided by Dr. Dhanin Hiriotappa who is not only a very passionate diver and great photographer, she is also Koh Phangan's favourite dentist...

The Dive Inn wishes to thank Dr. Dhanin Hiriotappa for her permission to use this photograph.

Please follow this link for further information relating to Whale Shark T-052

Whale Shark (Rhincodon Typus) T-052 is a small 2.5m female first seen at Sail Rock, Koh Phangan in October 2009. To date, this has been the only reported encounter with this individual.

The photographs featured here were provided by Dr. Dhanin Hiriotappa who is not only a very passionate diver and great photographer, she is also Koh Phangan's favourite dentist...

The Dive Inn wishes to thank Dr. Dhanin Hiriotappa for her permission to use this photograph.

Please follow this link for further information relating to Whale Shark T-052

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Whale Shark T-052

This left-side shot, focusing on the area between the gills and the rear edge of the pectoral fin is the perfect zone for spot identification using the Ecocean Whale Shark project database.

Alan's picture
Whale Shark T-052

Whale Shark (Rhincodon Typus) T-052 is a small, 2 - 3m female that appeared at Sail Rock in October 2009. Dr. Dhanin Hiriotappa (Taeng to everyone) is an excellent underwater photographer and thankfully she got these perfect shots which led to this shark receiving a unique indentification number via the Whale Shark project.