Great White Shark
Myth and Reality
ISBN10: 1770859535 ISBN13: 9781770859531 Contributors: FONTENOY, MAUD (Foreword); Heraud, Patrice (Photographer) Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd Published: Dec 5 2017 Pages: 143 Weight: 1.12lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 7.50" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
A comprehensive new look at the great white shark.
Great White Shark covers all aspects of this great but sadly misunderstood ocean predator. There are three sections: Portrait of the Great White; Searching for the Great White; and Requiem for the Great White? Together they describe shark biology and behavior (some of it previously unknown, such as hunting in groups) and describe how researchers and conservationists study and protect sharks.
The last section considers the plight of the shark and paints an accurate portrait of this remarkable creature. It also surveys the deadly dangers faced by great white sharks, such as finning and ocean garbage. More than 100 dramatic photographs of sharks fill the book.
Four experts -- underwater photographer Fr d ric Buyle, oceanographer Catherine Vadon, marine zoologist Michael Scholl, and marine biologist Bernard S ret -- reflect on the future of the species now living on borrowed time.
Great White Shark is an exciting new chapter in shark research.