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Fascinating, graceful, and powerful, sharks are the seas most feared predators, and this new guide sympathetically examines their physiological, anatomical, and behavioral adaptations. Stunning photographs complement the most complete and updated information on the diets and predatory tactics of these ferocious, misunderstood, and endangered animals. Answers are provided to a myriad of questions, such as What predatory tactics do sharks use to catch their prey? Why do some attack humans? and Which animals are especially vulnerable to shark predation?

About the Author

Alessandro De Maddalena is the curator of the Italian Great White Shark Data Bank, a member of the Mediterranean Shark Research Group, and president of the Italian Ichthyological Society. He has been a consultant to National Geographic Italia. His articles have appeared in many international wildlife magazines, such as Dive New Zealand, Dive Pacific, Quark, and The World and I. Vittorio Gabriotti is a professional marine wildlife photographer, a scuba diving instructor, and a founding member of the Italian Ichthyological Society. He is the coauthor of an Italian photographic guide to diving in the Lake of Garda. Walter Heim is a marine photographer.

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ISBN:
9781770095595
Author:
De Maddalena, Alessandro
Publisher:
Jacana Media
Photographer:
Gabriotti, Vittorio
Photographer:
Heim, Walter
Photographer:
Gabriotti, Vittorio; Heim, Walter
Author:
Heim, Walter
Author:
Gabriotti, Vittorio
Author:
Maddalena, Alessandro De
Subject:
Life Sciences - Zoology - Ichthyology
Subject:
Fish
Subject:
SCI070010
Subject:
Animals - Fish
Subject:
Sharks
Subject:
Predatory animals
Subject:
Oceanography-Fish
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
9.10x6.40x.60 in. 1.10 lbs.

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