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Great white sharks : the biology of Carcharodon carcharias

Author: A Peter Klimley; David G Ainley
Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Now available in paperback, the first comprehensive reference on Great White sharks separates fact from fiction and presents real evidence of the ecology and behavior of these remarkable animals. The volume begins with the evolution of the white shark and its relatives and continues with sections on its anatomy, behavior, ecology, distribution, population dynamics, and interactions with humans. Included in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Great white sharks.
San Diego : Academic Press, ©1996
(DLC) 96003068
(OCoLC)34730126
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A Peter Klimley; David G Ainley
ISBN: 9780080532608 0080532608 9780124150317 0124150314 0124150306 9780124150300 1281984035 9781281984036 9786611984038 6611984038
OCLC Number: 392312939
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 517 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: pt. 1. Introduction --
pt. 2. Evolution --
pt. 3. Anatomy --
pt. 4. Physiology --
pt. 5. Behavior --
pt. 6. Ecology and distribution --
pt. 7. Population biology --
pt. 8. Interactions with humans.
Responsibility: edited by A. Peter Klimley, David G. Ainley.

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The great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, is a marquee predator made famous by movie and myth. This text brings together the real evidence of both ecology and behaviour of these animals.  Read more...

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