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Sharks

Author: J D Stevens
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Facts on File Publications, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Separates the myths from the realities of how sharks live.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J D Stevens
ISBN: 0816018006 9780816018000
OCLC Number: 15163749
Notes: "A Kevin Weldon production."
Description: 240 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Contents: The shark (Evolution of the shark / John G. Maisey ; Kinds of sharks / Leonard V. Compagno ; Shark distribution / Guido Dingerkus ; Shark biology / John D. Stevens ; The shark's senses / Edward S. Hodgson ; Shark behaviour / Arthur A. Myrberg ; Shark ecology / Timothy C. Tricas) --
Shark attack (In Australian waters / Roland Hughes ; In the United States / Guido Dingerkus ; In South Africa / Leonard V. Compagno ; In New Zealand / Larry J. Paul ; In the tropical Pacific Ocean / Leighton R. Taylor) --
Myth & reality (The legendary shark / Richard Ellis ; Using sharks / A.M. Olsen ; Sharks at close quarters / Valerie Taylor ; In the shark cage / Hugh Edwards ; Repelling sharks / C. Scott Johnson).
Responsibility: consulting editor, John D. Stevens ; illustrations by Tony Pyrzakowski.

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Presented with the latest shark research, the reader is offered a clear and balanced understanding of the shark's evolution, biology and behavior and its place in the ecological chain. More than 200  Read more...

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