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The Beater
image by Dylan Matheson 2007/01/16
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Number: 85
Name: The Beater
Sex: Male
Current Size: Unknown
Last Sighting: Unknown
First Size: ~8'
Date of First Sighting: January 16, 2007
Sighted By: Dylan Matheson
Location ID'ed: Ukumehame

The BeaterComments: It's no surprise why this male is called "The Beater". He is relatively beat-up! His left cephalic fin is diabled, he is missing his right clasper, he has a noticeable shark bite on his left shoulder, and scaring on his right wing tip.