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Mediterranean Great White Sharks: A Comprehensive Study Including All Recorded Sightings
     

Mediterranean Great White Sharks: A Comprehensive Study Including All Recorded Sightings

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by Alessandro De Maddalena
 

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In 1996, the Italian Great White Shark Data Bank began collecting and recording encounters in the Mediterranean between great white sharks and boats, bathers, divers, fishermen and others, from the Middle Ages to the present. This meticulously researched work presents the study’s findings for the first time, releasing a trove of information on the great white

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In 1996, the Italian Great White Shark Data Bank began collecting and recording encounters in the Mediterranean between great white sharks and boats, bathers, divers, fishermen and others, from the Middle Ages to the present. This meticulously researched work presents the study’s findings for the first time, releasing a trove of information on the great white’s size, distribution, habitat, behavior, reproduction, diet, fisheries and attacks on humans. With 596 records of great white sharks from the entire Mediterranean Sea, this volume represents the most complete and comprehensive study on the species in that region and constitutes a rich resource for historians, scientists, fishermen, and divers.

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ARBA
recommended
Reference & Research Book News
"presents all the data collected on the presence of the great white shark in the Mediterranean Sea"
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“recommended”—ARBA; “presents all the data collected on the presence of the great white shark in the Mediterranean Sea”—Reference & Research Book News.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786458899
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
02/22/2012
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Alessandro De Maddalena is a researcher, writer, scientific illustrator and wildlife photographer. He is the curator of the Italian Great White Shark Data Bank and a founding member of the Mediterranean Shark Research Group. He is the author of 19 books on sharks and hosts expeditions with courses in shark biology in South Africa, Australia and Mexico. Walter Heim, a mechanical engineer, started photographing sharks in 2001 and with his daughter Jessica has developed techniques to photograph mako and blue sharks at close range. His pictures have appeared in many books and wildlife magazines. He is the author of four books on sharks.

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