Report an encounter

Please use the online form below to record the details of your encounter. Be as accurate and specific as possible. Please note that by submitting data and images, you are granting unlimited usage of these materials for research and conservation purposes only.*

Note: The fields labelled in Red are required.

Encounter date:  Year  Month  Day
Release date: Use format dd/mm/yyyy
Encounter time:
Sighting location:
GPS Latitude: °
GPS Longitude: °

GPS coordinates are in the decimal degrees format. Do you have GPS coordinates in a different format? Click here to find a converter.
Sea floor depth at encounter site:  meters
Elevation at encounter site:  meters
Observed behavior:
Life stage is:
TypeSizeUnitsSampling Protocol
Weight Kilograms
Length Meters
Height Meters
Metal Tags:
LocationTag Number
Acoustic Tag:
Serial number:
Satellite Tag:
Serial number:
Argos PTT Number:
Noticeable scarring:
Additional comments for identification:
Your contact information* Photographer contact information
(if you didn't take these pictures)
Name: Name:
Email: Email:
Address: Address:
Telephone: Telephone:



Other email addresses to inform of resightings and status*

Note: Multiple email addresses can be entered in email fields, using commas as separators.

Please add up to four digital images or video files from this encounter by using the fields below. Image files of type JPEG (.jpg) at full quality and full size are preferred, but any image or video of type .jpg, .jpeg, .bmp, .gif, .mov, .wmv, .avi, or .mpg is acceptable.


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