Welcome to the Wildbook for Whale Sharks User Community!
This wildbook is an Internet-based software application for cooperative whale shark research. The primary purpose of this wildbook is to increase our understanding of whale sharks on a global and local level and to promote related conservation efforts through high quality research and scholarship. On a purely functional level, the Library is used to collect, protect, store, and share whale shark mark-recapture data gathered from a variety of individuals and institutions worldwide.
The purpose of this field manual is to document the standard operating procedures that are required to ensure proper and consistent data collection, processing, and analysis. The intended audience for this document includes:
For more information about this manual, please contact: info at whaleshark dot org