Mediterranean Great White Sharks: A Comprehensive Study Including All Recorded Sightings [NOOK Book]

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

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Overview

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786488155
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/22/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 16 MB
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Meet the Author

Alessandro De Maddalena 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 17 books on sharks and teaches a course in shark biology in Simon's Town, South Africa, in association with Apex Shark Expeditions. 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.
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