Hi, @drobinson !
I saw that you were the managing researcher for all three encounters associated with individual LSBB-123, so I went to each of those encounters and changed the species designation (species is editable from the encounter pages, provided that the species are on the list) to fasciatum.
After the encounters were changed, I was able to add the new encounter to LSBB-123.
As for how Stegostoma tigrinum got attached to those encounters? I’m not sure, given that that species doesn’t exist in the dropdown menu. My hunch was that they made their way in through a bulk import, but there are no bulk imports in the logs. I can see that there are a good number of Stegostoma tigrinum encounters in the database (324, to be exact). :
I plan on asking around at the WildMe folks this week to see if anyone is familiar with why Stegostoma tigrinum might be in this wildbook at all.
I should be able to change those species designations in bulk for you if you’d like, but I’d like to do some more research before I do that.
In any case, the current encounter attachment issue should be fixed.
It’s definitely a feature rather than a bug that one cannot attach an encounter with one species designation to an individual with a different species designation; I believe that this feature has been in place for a very long time.
The encounter logs don’t seem to indicate when the species designation was changed for the other two encounters of LSBB-123 (Wildbook for Leopard Sharks | Login and Wildbook for Leopard Sharks | Login).
I hope that this makes sense! Can you think of any way that so many of those encounters are Stegostoma tigrinum rather than fasciatum?