Behind most myths of the sea, behind most people's sense of fear and respect for the ocean, lurks the shark—the uncontested lord of the deep. Each year scientists try to counter the bad publicity that sharks receive during beach season, and now ...
Explores the biology, history, and diversity of sharks, including their evolution, mythology, commercial uses, and continued survival
A comprehensive guide to 120 species of sharks including habitat, dimensions, biology, behavior and mythology. Illustrated throughout in color.
The author of "Looking into Nature's Secrets" presents an illuminating look at sharks, basing his information on the latest findings from researchers around the world. 100 color photos.
Describes the shark's biology, behavior, and environments, explores man's changing relationship with the fish, and argues for their conservation
A guide to sharks covers their origins, ancestors, diversity, reputation, conservation efforts, and how they are being studied.
Marine biologist Pete Klimley swims with the sharks. He was one of the first scientists to free-dive among sharks, and he has spent nearly thirty years studying shark behavior, sometimes swimming in schools of several hundred sharks. From his ...
Exactly 1000 facts are covered by 100 topics, each with 10 key points that provide a simple handle on the subject. Fascinating information panels as well as extended captions amplify this quick fire approach.