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, Walter Heim
     
 

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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

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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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"presents all the data collected on the presence of the great white shark in the Mediterranean Sea"

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ISBN-13:
9780786458899
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
02/22/2012
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,187,694
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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