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Species: Humpback Whale
Life Stage: Adult
Release Date: 2017-11-17 15:46:00
Release Location: Gulf of Masirah
Last Location: 2018-03-16 17:28:20
Luban is the arabic name for the Frankincense tree. She was encountered in the Gulf of Masirah close to the town of Sarab and named for a tree shaped pattern at the base of her tail fluke. Luban is a known female from previous genetic studies Luban and was first observed in the same area back in 2002 and subsequently in November 2014 and 2015.